A metabolism disorder or metabolic disease is essentially a screwy chemical reaction that disrupts your body’s process of cellular metabolism. Most disruptions result from too much, too little or the malfunctioning of some enzyme or hormone involved in your health promoting metabolism.
Some metabolic diseases are inherited, and are referred to as inborn errors of metabolism. You can also develop a metabolic disorder if one of your metabolism involved organs become diseased or malfunctions. The likes of your:
Keeping these organs happy and healthy through proper diet and exercise goes a long way in metabolism disease prevention.
Here are some examples from a long list of metabolic disorders and diseases:
- Graves’ disease
- G6PD deficiency
- Addison’s disease
- Cushing’s syndrome
- hereditary fructose intolerance
This only represents a fraction of the different types of metabolism disorders.
A metabolic disease can cause the buildup of toxins or a deficiency of substances needed for your body to function normally. Both may give rise to some nonspecific or serious symptoms.
Speaking of symptoms. If you are looking for a finite set of symptoms, then stop looking. Because there isn’t one.
However, fatigue is a symptom that most have in common. But, not enough to go on with this symptom since it is caused by far too many diseases, disorders or conditions.
Essentially, a broad range of symptoms are possible. All depends on which disorder has your metabolism out of healthy balance.