Mysteries of Syndrome X Revealed

Written by Emily Clark

ďIíve put on 40 pounds in one year!Ē ďIt doesnít matter how much I workout, I canít lose weight.Ē ďMy doctor must think Iím eating pizzas inrepparttar closet.Ē

With nearly 4 million Americans weighing in at over 300 pounds, is it any wonderrepparttar 145468 above cries are heard each and every day by countless frustrated people who canít lose weight? One such cause forrepparttar 145469 ever increasing need to buy larger pants is a disease known as Syndrome X.

Syndrome X is also referred to as Metabolic Syndrome, Metabolic Syndrome X and Insulin Resistance. It is a very common disease; however it is widely overlooked by many medical professionals. One statistic reveals 1 in 3 people suffer from it.

This syndrome is a precursor to developing Diabetes Type 2. Sufferers have a high level of insulin. Their bodies are unable to process allrepparttar 145470 insulin that is being made from their diet. As a result, they become insulin resistant.

Think of it like this: You knock on someoneís door because you want to come in. If they donít answer, what normally happens? You knock again, right? Sometimes you may even knock a third time, trying to gain entry. Insulin works inrepparttar 145471 same manner. The pancreas produces insulin (knock). Some foods causerepparttar 145472 body to produce even higher levels of insulin (knock again). Once you become insulin resistant, develop Syndrome X,repparttar 145473 body is unable to properly processrepparttar 145474 glucose, thereforerepparttar 145475 pancreas tries to make up for it by producing even more insulin. It thinks ďno one is homeĒ and just keeps making more.

Avoid Potential Job Interview Disasters

Written by Nathan Newberger

This article by Nathan Newberger gives you some common sense advice and tips on avoiding potential interview disasters.

There are definitely things that you can do to avoid minor mishaps which could ultimately blow an interview. Become familiar with these 7 potential interview disasters so you can prevent them from obstructing your path to that ideal job.

1. DON'T ARRIVE LATE Showing up late is both rude and inconsiderate. Is thisrepparttar first impression that you want to leave with a potential employer? Map out your route and try it out beforerepparttar 145467 interview. Plan on being at least half an hour early to your appointment. This will provide a buffer to protect against wrong turns, traffic jams and allrepparttar 145468 other mishaps that may befall you. If you arrive early, you can userepparttar 145469 time to calm your nerves.

2. DON'T SAY THE WRONG NAME Many a nervous candidate has been known to accidentally callrepparttar 145470 interviewerrepparttar 145471 wrong name. In order to avoid this disconcerting faux pau, find out who you will be speaking to beforerepparttar 145472 interview. Memorizerepparttar 145473 name(s). If this information is not available prior torepparttar 145474 meeting, then writerepparttar 145475 personís name on your notepad as soon as you sit down forrepparttar 145476 interview. If you do slip-up, do not make a huge fuss. Apologize quickly (and sincerely) and move on.

3. DON'T SAY THE WRONG THING Choose your words carefully. Avoid impulsive answers;repparttar 145477 first thing that pops into your head may not berepparttar 145478 best response. Remember, itís ok to pause if you need some time to think. Feel free to say "thatís a good question; let me take a moment to think about it." This demonstrates that you think before you speak. Is your everyday speech peppered with expletives or other potentially offensive phrases? If so, take care to avoid these during your meeting.

4. DON'T BECOME SPEECHLESS Interviews are stressful situations for evenrepparttar 145479 most qualified candidates. This tension can lead to candidates "freezing up" duringrepparttar 145480 meeting. Alleviate some ofrepparttar 145481 expected stress by practicing mock interview questions. Have a friend conduct simulated interviews. If possible, have him/her conductrepparttar 145482 interview in a variety of manners including reserved, rushed, and disinterested. This way you will be better prepared for whateverrepparttar 145483 interview may bring.

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