A 32-year-old member asked:

Could high blood cholesterol or high blood triglycerides create joint pains?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
21 years experience
No association: There is no direct link between high cholesterol or triglycerides and joint pain. However, having extra weight and obesity can certainly put strain on the joints. Obesity is often associated with high cholesterol and triglycerides, so this could be the connection.
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