Metabolic Syndrome and Breast Cancer Treatment

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Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of symptoms that raise a red flag telling you something is going wrong with the management of your blood sugar and your resistance to insulin.

If you have metabolic syndrome, you're at a higher risk of developing breast cancer. However, if you have had treatment for breast cancer, you are at a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

A recent study even indicates that chemotherapy is a direct cause of metabolic syndrome in women being treated for breast cancer.

In this show you'l learn what the symptoms of metabolic syndrome are, why its important for you to recognize them, what they can lead to if left untreated and valuable, simple action steps you can take to manage, prevent and potentially reverse the symptoms of metabolic syndrome.

Arming yourself with knowledge is the best way to get power over what's happening in your body after breast cancer treatment. Informing yourself helps you to ask your doctors the right questions and to build lifestyle routines that support your well-being rather than undermine it. Listen into this powerful episode and understand more about the struggle to manage weight and restore your health after breast cancer treatment.

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Studies and Articles:

An observational study to examine changes in metabolic syndrome components in patients with breast cancer receiving neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy

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