A 37-year-old male asked:
my triglyceride levels have increased from 144.0-4/10/13 to 192.0-8/09/13 to 184.0-9/09/13. same diet could stress be a factor?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Variation: Is somewhat normal with triglycerides. You might be eating the same overall diet, but what you ate in the 2-3 meals leading up to the test could vary the result, along with alcohol intake. If you average those three readings, you probably have a good idea of what your level is, and it is borderline high. Regular exercise, wt. Loss, more fish, less alcohol, and you'll lower it.
Cardiology 39 years experience
Alcohol: Alcohol and simple carbohydrates cause it.
Last updated Jan 6, 2015
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