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Metabolic Syndrome Prevention in Phoenix, AZ

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome – also known as cardiometabolic disease – is a group of conditions that often go together, that dramatically increase the risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, and dementia. Metabolic syndrome is increasing at epidemic levels and now affects almost 40% of adults in the United States. Over 88 % of adults in the US have at least one sign of metabolic syndrome.

Dr. Robert Todd Hurst, MD, FACC, FASE  has extensive experience in treating patients who want the best treatment to lower the risk of complications of metabolic syndrome and get the best chance to reverse metabolic syndrome. He established HealthspanMD™ to help patients live long, healthy, and vital lives. 

If you’re ready to receive the personalized, comprehensive care you deserve from the top heart doctors in Phoenix, the team at HealthspanMD™ is ready to help you. Schedule your first consultation online with us today.

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How To Know if You Have Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome Treatment & Prevention

If you have metabolic syndrome, the goal is to improve your blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and decrease your abdominal fat to normal levels. The 7 most powerful tools to treat – and potentially reverse – metabolic syndrome are:

  • Healthy nutrition
  • Regular physical activity
  • Avoid toxins such as tobacco and excess alcohol
  • Restorative sleep
  • Manage stress
  • Stay connected – socially and to your purpose
  • Metabolic syndrome medication when needed

You can get help achieving your health, weight, and longevity goals with HealthspanMD™  in Phoenix, Arizona. Call us to arrange your initial examination today! Your heart will thank you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the research-proven benefits of a healthy metabolism?

Here’s what the research tells us – those who have a healthy metabolism compared to those who don’t have:

  • 90% less heart attacks, strokes, and heart failure
  • 81% less fatty liver
  • 62% less kidney failure
  • 57% less atrial fibrillation
  •  50% less cancer
  • 40% less dementia  

By addressing symptoms of a metabolic disorder, you can add 12-14 or more healthy years to your life.

How do I receive a metabolic syndrome diagnosis? Will there be labs and tests?

To provide the personalized care needed to get you the health and longevity results you want, we need to know as much as possible about you, your health, and your goals before your visit. All patients are asked to complete a detailed Healthspan questionnaire – and are asked to share any relevant testing results and medical records. 

After the initial consultation, Dr. Hurst may suggest other testing to help fully understand the best opportunities to achieve your health and longevity goals. If we’re concerned about metabolic disorders, symptoms will be taken into account when we recommend these tests.

Does your health center near me accept insurance?

Yes! HealthspanMD™ is proud to accept insurance from most major providers, including Medicare. View our Insurance page to see our full list of accepted providers, and if you have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly, knowledgeable staff.

How can I get started with the best healthcare center near me?

At HealthspanMD™, we make it easy to take the first step toward achieving your health, weight, and longevity goals. Just press the Request an Appointment button to schedule your first consultation. You’ll meet with Dr. Hurst to create your Healthspan Action Plan and get clear on your best opportunities to achieve your goals.

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