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what causes high triglycerides in a skinny person

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics: An important part of cholesterol determination is genetics.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Many reasons: Genetic disorder , diabetes , hyperlipidemia and eating too many carbs and alcohol are some of the reasons.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience Pathology
Diet and genetics: The causes are primarily a constellation of diet and your genetics. Some people are predisposed to high cholesterol and/or triglycerides and diet may ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Medications?: These 2 tests are not directly related. Tg is a cholesterol test, and is related to intake of starch and sugars (carbs). Alt is a liver function test. ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Taking chemical,: Liquid or solid high protein diets. Regular foods contain protein, carbohydrate and fat in fixed proportion for proper and full digestion. High prot ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SAlmon is not high C: Salmon does not have high cholesterol on the other hand salmon is good fo people with high cholesterol as it is high in omega 3 oils and low in choles ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
risk factors: Those risk factors in a young male should be treated both lipids and blood pressure to minimize complications in later life.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Heart rate has many contributing factors. Obesity or lack thereof is but one of those and the rate alone doesn't dictate whether one is more or less h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Good cholesterol: Cholesterol acts with the body's proteins to create strructures known as lipoproteins. These have various sizes and functions. Hdl is generally recogn ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Hematologist: If you need a specialist for a blood disorder, search for a Hematologist. Please send us your CBC results, then we can advise you about the seriousnes ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: An identifiable cause is not clearly found in majority of patients (about 95%) with hypertension. That's why it is called essential or primary hypert ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Plus - continuing deterioration of health to the point of loss of body functions. I know a man that was so bad (could not even walk), the doctors tol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Varies with age: The normal blood pressure for children increases as they grow older. Certainly any systolic blood pressure greater than 135 in a near adult would be ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Affleck
24 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Side effects: While there are many causes, probably the most common one i see is caused by medications. Iatrogenic. That is, caused by blood pressure meds or diuret ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty infiltration: Viral and autoimmune hepatitis always needs to be considered and ruled out. Asymptomatic fatty infiltration can cause ast, alt elevation. That conditi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Sometimes: There are many problems associated with elevation in body fat, including the risk for metabolic syndrome for which hypertension is part of the picture ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Self motivation: The best way for them to stop is if they want to stop doing it themselves. If they are not self-motivated or ready, your "convincings" will be less e ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Diet: Please let me know what your concerns might be. A thin person should not have a fatty liver or metabolic syndrome but it can happen. Please set up an ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What is the actual: Count. Normal white cell count can range from 3-4 at the lower end to about 11 at the upper end. Also one needs a differential count and levels of hem ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Metabolic syndrome: You have metabolic syndrome and need to be on a low salt, low calorie, low fat diet.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced di ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated: The two are unrelated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hammes
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Genes,aldosterone,: From 15-35% of hypertension results from secondary causes (excess hormones, abnormal blood vessels). This is more likely to be the case in a young pe ... Read More
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