Metabolic syndrome（MS） is a kind of aggregation of many syndromes in clinic. In recent years, the incidence of MS in China has been increasing gradually and showing a trend of younger age.Its etiology and pathogenesis are complicated, clinical symptoms are diverse, and Western medicine is still limited to symptomatic treatment. The theory of inflammatory etiology has attracted much attention in recent years. However, traditional Chinese medicine has a unique understanding of MS, its multi-target,multi-channel, high safety characteristics of this type of multi-syndrome MS for the treatment of chronic diseases have significant advantages. The clinical symptoms can be alleviated by syndrome differentiation, special prescription, traditional Chinese patent medicine and integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine, and the progress of the disease can be delayed and better curative effect can be obtained. The recent progress in the treatment of MS by regulating inflammatory factors with TCM and western medicine has been summarized as follows.
Chinese Medicine Modern Distance Education of China