The Metabolic Syndrome and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

September 27, 2017

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions – increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and high cholesterol or triglycerides.  An article in the Journal of the American Heart Association concluded that the risk of a sudden deadly heart attack is proportional to the number of metabolic syndrome components.

Journal of the American Heart Association