Preventing or reversing metabolic syndrome

You can prevent or reverse metabolic syndrome by making a number of lifestyle changes, including:

  • losing weight
  • exercising regularly
  • eating healthily to keep your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels under control
  • stopping smoking
  • cutting down on alcohol

If necessary, your GP may prescribe medication to help control your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

, treating type 2 diabetes and treating high cholesterol .

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018