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Causes Of Low Triglycerides
Hyperthyroidism, etc: Causes of low tryglycerides and cholesterol include a low fat diet, hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) malabsorption syndrome (conditions in which the small intestine does not absorb fats well), malnutrition, anorexia nervosa, and certain medications. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003493.htmSee 2 more doctor answers
Are crucially important, energy-dense, poorly-water-soluble molecules made of 3 fat molecules attached to a glycerol backbone. They are made by all animals, including humans http://goo. Gl/H7mItd, mostly in the liver, as a way of storing energy & transported within fat carrying proteins (lipoproteins). Production & storage ↑es on sugar/carbohydrate LFHC foods driving ↑ LDL-P & ...Read more
Not usually.: Pravastatin has a weak effect on lowering triglycerides. Not really sure that there is an excessively low trig. Some folks are born with a rather low baseline number.
What can cause low triglyceride levels and low thyrotropin levels? My triglyceride level is 42 and my thyrotropin level is 1.04. Results from 4.5.14
Normal: Hi. That thyrotropin (TSH) is normal, not low. It suggests you have normal thyroid function (assuming you have normal pituitary function). And your triglycerides at face value would just suggest you're very insulin-sensitive (a good thing), although genetic influences are certainly possible. To your good health!
Abetalipoprotinemia: A rare genetic condition causing low ldl, and triglyceride levels, due to a deficiency in an enzyme called "mtp". Usually presents early in life with bad fatty diarrhea (steatorrhea) and fat accumulation in the liver. Fat in the liver (fatty liver) can raise the liver function tests. Danger here is malabsorption of fat soluble vitamins a, d, e and k. Vit e def. Can cause neurologic symptoms.See 1 more doctor answer
Sweets & alcohol: Most common cause is high intake of sweets (candy, juice, pop, gatorade, etc.), uncontrolled diabetes (high blood sugar), and consumption of alcohol (which our body process as a type of sugar). Avoid sweets, especially those in liquid form, control diabetes (if you have it), limit alcohol to 1-2 drinks per day at most. Exercise at least 5 days a week, keep a healthy weight.See 3 more doctor answers
Healthy: I'm not aware of any disease process that results from triglycerides that are too low. We consider low tg to be exceedingly healthy. If yours are low, congratulations!
29 yo women. What causes low HDL (0, 85)? My LDL (2, 15) is normal and triglycerides little bit high (1, 74 should be 1, 70). What should I do?
What could be the cause of all of these symptoms at the same time? - high troponin - low RBC and low wbc - very high b12 - low triglycerides
Symptoms: You are reporting laboratory findings these are not symptoms. This combination of findings is not specific for any one thing and could be due to several simultaneous problems. These things need to be evaluated by the Doc with the whole picture of the patients symptoms, physical findings and lab information.
Tsh 5.4, T4 7.6 plus low red blood cell count, high ldl, hdl, vldl & triglycerides r high. What other test can tell me what caused my thyroid to stop?
It doesn't matter: A test of antithyroid antibodies may suggest that thyroiditis caused your decline in thyroid level, but it doesn't matter since the appropriate therapy is brand name T4 replacement, no matter what the cause. Also, your minimal level of thyroid deficiency is insufficient to cause you lipid abnormalities. Look for other causes, such as genetics, weight, diet, inactivity, etc.
Obesity: Or inactive lifestyle.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many causes: Triglycerides (fat) can by elevated by many causes. Diet, including both fat and sugar intake can do this. Medications, other diseases such as diabetes, kidney disease, or liver disease can also cause high tg's. Alcohol, estrogen, are common causes and finally less common, but often more severe are genetic or inherited disorders of triglyceride metabolism.See 1 more doctor answer
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