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Does exercise help treat metabolic syndrome?

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Exercise is a great way to lose weight, but even if you don't lose a single pound, exercise can lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, and improve insulin resistance. All of these will help undo metabolic syndrome.

If you're out of shape, start slowly. Try walking more. Gradually increase your physical activity until you're doing it on most days of the week.

From: How Do You Treat Metabolic Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

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Deen, D. June 15, 2004. American Family Physician,

Grundy, S. , Oct. 25, 2005. Circulation

Wannamethee, A. , Feb. 15, 2006. JAMA

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 16, 2019

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Deen, D. June 15, 2004. American Family Physician,

Grundy, S. , Oct. 25, 2005. Circulation

Wannamethee, A. , Feb. 15, 2006. JAMA

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 16, 2019

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