Definitions for "Syndrome X"
The Condition"...Syndrome X can remain effectively hidden for years, masquerading as symptoms of other conditions including fatigue, poor mental concentration, abdominal (apple-shaped) obesity, edema (fluid retention), nerve damage and an intense craving for sweets..."
Recommendation Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)" Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that protects against infection and boosts the immune system..."
The Condition"...Syndrome X also generates high levels of cell-damaging free radicals and causes premature aging, setting the stage for catastrophic health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer, and other age-related diseases..." Recommendation Vitamin E"Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that protects against free radical damage caused by high glucose and insulin levels in the blood..." Recommendation Selenium"Selenium is a mineral that works alongside vitamin E as part of the antioxidant protection against free radical damage caused by high insulin levels..." Recommendation Alpha Lipoic Acid"...ALA also helps to prevent free radical cellular damage caused by elevated insulin levels..."