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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can overactive thyroid cause high triglycerides? and why would my cholesterol lvls be good but triglycerides high?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not usually: Overactive thyroid is not a usual cause of high triglycerides. You may try reducing your intake of carbohydrates and consult your doctor for the need to take medication, depending on the level of fasting triglycerides.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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