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Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors that can increase a person’s risk of having a stroke, heart disease (including having a heart attack), and diabetes. The risk factors for metabolic syndrome include:
Poor and not enough sleep can slow the body’s metabolism and increase appetite by increasing levels of hormones in the body
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