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Doctor insights on: How Long Does It Take To Reduce Triglycerides

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What are some good ways to lower triglycerides?

What are some good ways to lower triglycerides?

Many things: Trigylcerides are very amenable to lifestyle changes. Weight loss and exercise will helpt to lower trigylcerides. Certain modifications in your diet can be very helpful as well, such as reduction in simple carbodyrates (candy, sweets, soda, juices, white bread, white rice, pasta). ...Read more

Triglyceride (Definition)

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


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How long does it take for triglycerides to go down after taking fish oil tablets?

How long does it take for triglycerides to go down after taking fish oil tablets?

No promises: I doubt that they'll go down from taking those pills, period. Decisions about managing elevated triglycerides, especially if that's your only finding (and whether you should address them at all), should be made with your physician. Why not get yourself back into a fitness-focused lifestyle like when you were a teen? I'll bet you'll have a lot more fun and see those triglycerides plummet. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your triglycerides to come down after you stop drinking alcohol?

How long does it take for your triglycerides to come down after you stop drinking alcohol?

Triglycerides: Triglyceride levels will come down somewhat soon after ceasing alcohol drinking. Depending on the length of time you've been drinking and the other damage to the body, longer term changes could also result. ...Read more

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My cholestrl overal is 170 mg/dl - HDL - 43 LDL - 104 - triglycerides - 106, how long does it take for heart artery plaque buildup? Shld I be concrnd?

My cholestrl overal is 170 mg/dl - HDL - 43 LDL - 104 - triglycerides - 106, how long does it take for heart artery plaque buildup? Shld I be concrnd?

Not really: Your numbers are within normal limit given your age in certain situation cholesterol build up starts in womb in patient with familial hyperlipidemia, usually these patients have very high lipid levels. In an otherwise healthy person build up may begin in adolecent years as fatty streaks and the rate of build up depends on their diet, exercise, family history and the onset of disease e.g. Diabetes. ...Read more

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My recent triglycerides were at 450! how long can this number take to change with diet and exercise? Is it fat that takes long to work out of blood?

My recent triglycerides were at 450! how long can this number take to change with diet and exercise? Is it fat that takes long to work out of blood?

HaveSeen ↓↓↓ 1 month: Triglycerides within the lipoprotein particles are the way our body moves fat molecules around in the water outside cells. What makes Trig. Levels still elevated even fasting for 12 hrs or longer? Largely 2 issues: (1) A high-carb/low-fat diet &/or (2) increased body fat stores which are not being burned (no ketosis, little movement/exercise); rarely any of a variety of major genetic variations. ...Read more

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Can statin be used for short term (e.g. 3-6 months)? Do not want to take it long term. LDL-166, HDL-37, triglyceride-162, total-239

Can statin be used for short term (e.g. 3-6 months)? Do not want to take it long term. LDL-166, HDL-37, triglyceride-162, total-239

Help me understand: Please explain to me what, in your way of thinking, the advantage would be to control your cholesterol for 3-6 months? You state your age is 28. Do you expect a 6 month period at your age will impact your life expectancy when it matters (> age 60)? I'm not making a case for drugs. You need a life style change to improve your lipids at your age, unless you have diabetes or known heart disease. ...Read more

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What to do to reduce triglycerides? Mine was 220 after lunch. Should I worry? My A1c was 6.6, take 1000mg metformin a day & want to go down to 5.5.

What to do to reduce triglycerides? Mine was 220 after lunch. Should I worry? My A1c was 6.6, take 1000mg metformin a day & want to go down to 5.5.

Diet, exercise: Normal triglycerides is 150 or less-not to worry because you can't get it down with exercise and diet-low in carb including alcohol and dairy products. These would lower your hba1c as well. Be sure to follow up with your doctor closely as instructed. ...Read more

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When I lay on my stomach too long I get this feeling like someone is trying to take my heart. I've had a stress test good. High triglycerides is it?

When I lay on my stomach too long I get this feeling like someone is trying to take my heart. I've had a stress test good. High triglycerides is it?

Overweight?: If you are overweight or have more belly weight, laying on your stomach can push your abdomen into your chest area, adding stress to the heart. ...Read more

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Does Omega-3 fish oil really help to lower high triglycerides as revealed by a blood test? If yes then how long to take it for results to show? TQ

Does Omega-3 fish oil really help to lower high triglycerides as revealed by a blood test? If yes then how long to take it for results to show? TQ

Marine fish oil: Does lower triglycerides. You need to take high quality MFO. This means that 50% of the total mgs are in EPA+DHA. Also, large enough dose is needed. One capsule won't do it. Many folks take 2 caps in the a.m. and 2 in the p.m. Some folks take more. Peace and good health. Read the label. Nordic Naturals is a good brand. ...Read more

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SIR MY LIPD PROFILE TOTAL CHO 281, TRIGLYCERIDS 107, HDL 56, LDL204, VLDL 21, PLS ADVICE HOW CAN I REDUCE THE LDL BY FOOD OR DO WANTED TO TAKE MEDICENE?

SIR MY LIPD PROFILE TOTAL CHO 281, TRIGLYCERIDS 107, HDL 56, LDL204, VLDL 21, PLS ADVICE HOW CAN I REDUCE THE LDL BY FOOD OR DO WANTED TO TAKE MEDICENE?

Very high: You can try a trial of vegetarian food, if you're not already doing that - otherwise you won't be able to reduce the LDL unless you use meds. Medication still isn't indicated unless you have a history of atherosclerotic disease or smoke or have diabetes. HBP and Family history could sway the decision too. ...Read more

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How to reduce triglycerides?

How to reduce triglycerides?

Cut down carbs: Although triglycerides are fats in the blood, they are increased when you eat carbohydrates. Cutting down on sweets, fruit and starchy foods such as rice, bread, pasta and potatoes will help. You can also reduced tryglycerides by adding fiber or fish oil to your diet. ...Read more

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How to reduce triglycerides?

How to reduce triglycerides?

∆ LFHC Foods → HFLC,: ↓ body fat & ↑Activity. Triglycerides=fat molecules. Optimal <100 mg/dL. ↑ed concentrations drive acute pancreatitis & atherosclerosis. Trigs are ↑ed by high sugar/carb foods (rapidly converted by liver into fat for storage http://goo. Gl/H7mItd), obesity & low activity. Get LipoScience NMR particle test for insight. Crestor, Zetia & Vascepa 4, 000 mg/day can also help + other benefits. ...Read more

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What can I do or take to normalize my triglycerides! I'm 31years old. Thanks?

Level?: You don't mention your TG value. Triglycerides are very sensitive to exercise and weight loss. It is also important to limit your intake of starch and sugar. If you are diabetic, strive for excellent control of your blood sugar. ...Read more

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What are the best way to reduce high triglycerides? They've never been high, but have been the last two years.

Hi TG: Minimize saturated fats - - i.e. animal fats. Maximize fruit, veg, whole grain oatmeal, nuts. Minimize sugar, breads, refined carbs. Avoid alcohol. Achieve dry weight. For protein, egg whites, fish, poultry - very lean - not fried. Exercise daily. Omega 3 Krill can help. ...Read more

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Hello, please advise me about reduce triglycerides. What type food or vegetables are helpful and what type of gym. Thanks, reza?

Hello, please advise me about reduce triglycerides. What type food or vegetables are helpful and what type of gym. Thanks, reza?

Don't Rx lab value: I'm going to assume this was your fasting triglycerides; levels mean nothing otherwise. Like many other physicians, I doubt the value of treating isolated elevation in triglycerides, but I'd urge you to get back into that intensive aerobic-fitness-focused lifestyle you enjoyed so much as a teen. Do it for your overall health, not just to treat a number. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to reduce triglyceride colestrol?

How to reduce triglyceride colestrol?

High triglycerides: A reduction in your fat intake, wt. Loss and exercise should help to improve this ...Read more

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How many cups of coffee should I take everyday... I'm 40 yrs old and my triglyceride is high...?

How many cups of coffee should I take everyday... I'm 40 yrs old and my triglyceride is high...?

Bp and hydration: Coffee has not been shown to have significant adverse effects, however it can raise BP a little and can also dehydrate you i'd you are not aware of h2o intake. ...Read more

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My triglycerides level are 386, LDL 169 my age is 26, sex male, please advise how to reduce it and are these levels too high for my body.

My triglycerides level are 386, LDL 169 my age is 26, sex male, please advise how to reduce it and are these levels too high for my body.

Many Considerations: First, identify the problem. Possible causes include both genetic (familial combined hyperlipidemia, familial hypertriglyceridemia, familial dysbetalipoproteinemia) and non-genetic (insulin resistance, type ii diabetes, thyroid abnormalities, chronic kidney disease, alcohol) issues. In addition to lifestyle changes, factors identified should be managed. Depending on respose medicine may be needed. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce my triglycerides & cholestreol for accutane?

What can be done to reduce my triglycerides & cholestreol for accutane?

Diet and exercise: Carbohydrates make the liver produce triglycerides, so you may want to cut back on refined carbohydrates (essentially anything white). That would include bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, and sugary foods. Exercise helps too. For cholesterol you may need a statin medication because this responds less to dietary changes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Would eating peanut butter reduce my triglyceride level?

Would eating peanut butter reduce my triglyceride level?

No: If you want to reduce triglyceride level, you must exercise daily, keep ideal body weight, reduce glycemia. Intake of fish oil upto 5 gm will also help. If you still have problem with the triglycerides see an md! ...Read more

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What are good tips on eating to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides?

Low fats and carbs: You should take a plant based diet, low in saturated fats and carbohydrates. Exercise at least 30 minutes each day with increasing vigor. It would be prudent to consult your doctor to see if medication may be needed. ...Read more

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How many triglycerides and small particle LDL cholesterol are allowed for a healthy human being to take in one day?

Unclear question: Foods labels do not include the content of ldl. In general it is better to limit the intake of saturated fats. You may wish to consult this site for general information about nutrition.

http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov/. ...Read more

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Just prescribed Junel pill+read online about high triglycerides. Always had borderline high triglycerides and taken the pill. Caused it? Take?

It's possible: Did you ever have a baseline prior to the pill?? It depends on how high they are. If not too high you are ok. Discuss with your prescriber and your Primary doc too ...Read more

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Does donating blood can reduce my triglycerides?

Does donating blood can reduce my triglycerides?

No: Triglycerides are formed by the liver, blood cells by the bone marrow. I don't see how donating blood would reduce triglycerides. ...Read more