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6 Risk Factors For Metabolic Syndrome

Risk factors specific to women on the increase in metabolic syndrome can be divided into:

Written by Tavishi Dogra | Published : December 1, 2023 9:12 AM IST

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Pregnancy-related Weight Gain

Data from the research reveal that 42% of weight gain during pregnancy. Furthermore, those women who have considerably gained weight during pregnancy have significant weight gain even till ten years post-delivery compared to women who gain only the recommended or less weight gain during pregnancy.

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Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a blood pressure of at least 140/90mmhg accompanied by proteinuria. Women with higher BMI and high levels of triglycerides are more likely to develop preeclampsia during pregnancy. Further research also reveals that women with a history of preeclampsia have higher insulin resistance and increase the incidence of high blood pressure after several years postpartum. What are the biomarkers of metabolic syndrome?

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Many characteristics of PCOS are similar to metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome in PCOS is around 43-47%. The characteristic components of metabolic syndrome present in PCOS are increased fasting glucose level, insulin resistance, central obesity, low serum HDL levels, and high blood pressure.