Insulin Resistance

Pelvic anatomy of a normal female, cutaway cross section. Shown are the ovary, fallopian tube, fimbria, uterus, bladder, urinary tract, symphysis pubis, dorsal vein of the clitoris, clitoris, urethra, urethral sphincter, vagina, vulva, colon, rectal sphincter, and rectum.
Pelvic anatomy of a normal female, cutaway cross section. Shown are the ovary, fallopian tube, fimbria, uterus, bladder, urinary tract, symphysis pubis, dorsal vein of the clitoris, clitoris, urethra, urethral sphincter, vagina, vulva, colon,
rectal sphincter, and rectum.

Condition Description

A cluster of abnormalities associated with high insulin levels in response to high carbohydrate intake

Common Symptoms

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertension
  • Adult-onset diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Stroke

Underlying Causes

  • Excessive carbohydrate intake
  • Aging
  • Medications such as steroids
  • External administration of insulin for treatment of diabetes

Traditional Approach

  • Medically treat complications arising from Insulin Resistance such as coronary artery disease, hypertension, diabetes or stroke
  • Metformin
  • Gastric bypass or gastric banding for obesity

EHAC Approach

  • Improve diet by reducing carbohydrate intake and reducing/eliminating processed or junk food
  • Increase intake of vegetables and protein
  • Exercise and weight management
  • Supplementation of Omega-3 fatty acids through flax or fish oil
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