Blood pressure of 130/80 mm Hg (or higher)
Obesity is highly associated with high blood pressure, which is frequently observed in individuals who are resistant to insulin.
Impairment in the fasting blood glucose
This corresponds to a level of 100 mg/dL or higher.
High triglyceride levels (150 mg/dL or more)
Triglycerides refer to the type of fat present in the bloodstream. Higher value depicts higher fat storage that may affect the blood flow and other nutrients.
Low levels of HDL cholesterol
A person needs a good amount of high-density lipoprotein or good cholesterol. This is to maintain levels of cholesterol coming in and out of the bloodstream. For men, it should be less than 40 mg/dL while less than 50 mg/dL for women.
What Are Metabolic Disorder Symptoms?
Signs and symptoms may depend on what particular metabolic disorder it is, but a few common ones include:
- High body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference
- High triglyceride levels
- Low HDL cholesterol
- High fasting blood sugar
- Acanthosis nigricans (darkening of the skin as a sign of insulin resistance)