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High Triglycerides: Can be a genetic issue passed down from either (or both) parents. If that is the case, sometimes even the strictest low carb, low sugar diet doesn't even help. 4 grams of flaxseed oil ; fish oil can help "naturally". Ask your doc to test your apo e genotype (lets you know how your body processes fats and what risk strata you are in.) check into advanced lipid testing from health diagnostic labs! ...Read more
My husband trigleceride is 300. how to control it with diet and tell me is it too high to take medicine to control it plss help me?
Dietary changes: Agree with dr garnier- you may beed to discuss meds with your dr. But also cut down on carbohydrates and alcohol, as both can increase your triglycerides. Discuss with your dr screening for diabetes, as high triglycerides are frequently seen in people with uncontrolled blood sugars. ...Read more
Triglycerides are the free fat storage molecules made from excess calories, especially excess sugars in the diet.
Triglycerides thicken the blood leading to more arterial damage and growth of plaque that can block arteries.
Triglycerides can be lowered with a low carb diet and regular exercise to burn off excess calories. ...Read more
Low Carb and Omega-3: Triglyceride is the reserve form of fat and in high level increases risk of heart disease, pancreatitis, etc. The best way to reduce it is by lowering processed starch, sugar as well as saturated, animal based fat. Taking high quality omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil, flax seed oil, krill oil) is also a must to reduce your triglyceride levels. ...Read more
Try the following for starters: 1, coconut oil, 2. Low glycemic diet, 3. Peak 8 exercise and
You may want to try niacin, or if this does not help or not tollerated talk with your doctor
gemfiborzil, statin or bile acid seqestrant can help. Low thyroid can increase triglicerides. ...Read more
It is elevated: Normal triglyceride after a 12 hour fast is <150. Your level is mildly to moderately elevated if done fasting. If it was not a fasting level you should get a fasting level. Watch fats in your diet. Avoid fast foodtrigs, fried foods and alcohol all of which are high in fats. ...Read more
If you want to lower your triglycerides (t) do the following: stay at a healthy weight. T's are stored as fat in your tissues and muscles.
Eat fewer calories, as excess calories are converted to t.
Eat a heart-healthy diet. Limit alcohol and high-calorie foods and carbohydrates, especially high-sugar foods such as cookies, soda, and fruit juices. Good luck. ...Read more
No--carbohydrates: Contribute to elevated lipid levels, as do many genetic factors. Many people think cholesterol and triglycerides are related to the fat they eat. In truth, you make many parts of your lipid panel worse by eating carbs and sugars. I would also recommend flaxseed oil or fish oil-up to 4 grams daily to help the triglycerides. Have doc check apo e, and advanced lipid profile, easier to pinpoint problems. ...Read more
Reduce Carb Intake: Reduce the fat intake and eat foods which are low in cholesterol. High triglyceride levels can result from eating an excess of fatty and sugary foods, being severely overweight, or drinking too much alcohol. By cutting back on alcohol and fatty-sugary foods, as well as exercising, can help decrease triglyceride levels. ...Read more
Is there a new drug to lower tryglycerides? Presently I am taking finofibraye 200. My tryglycerides are 1050.
Omega 3 fish oils:
Omega 3 fish oils in high concentration have been shown to lower triglycerides. There is a
prescribed medication on the market and the dose is 2 grams twice daily. Ask your doc about it. ...Read more
My s. Tringlyceride is 291 mg/dl. Normal range is 50-150 mg/dl. What does it mean in non technical term? I have ckd
Ia. Suffering from high cholestrol and triglycerdide at the level of 210&425 respectively. Kindly advice proper medicine and food.
High chol & TGs: Avoid fast food that tends to b deep fried; choose lean meats, oily fish (salmon), foods high in omega-3 fats. Sugary, high glycemic carbs tend to raise tgs. Increase dietary fiber (absorbs fats) meds: omega-3 supplements (1000 mg enteric coated, 3-4 a day); rx for "statin" cholesterol-lowering agent from doc; some also recommend niacin/a fibrate to help lower tgs. Crestor (rosuvastatin) works well 4 both. ...Read more
Going on the principle that like dissolves like how can you possibly lower bad tryglycerides with any other than a "good" fat, like herbs?
Triglycerides are made for fat storage from excess sugars and carbohydrates in the diet. These fat storage molecules thicken the blood and increase the likelihood of arterial damage over time.
Triglycerides are not treated with herbs. Triglycerides are lowered by lowering the sugar in the diet, lowering the amount of overall calories you are consuming and with regular exercise. ...Read more
Trigylcerides are 3 fatty acids linked to a glycerol molecule. They are used as an energy source for the body and excess triglycerides are deposited in fat (adipose) tissue. If one has an excess of trigylcerides, they can be associated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease.
Best of luck! ...Read more
∆ 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
Diet and exercise: Your body uses triglycerides to transport unneeded carbs to fat cells. First, avoid simple sugars. Get the "white" out of your diet (starches, white sugar, bread, and white rice). Concentrate on greens, and particularly deep green, like kale, spinach, etc. Second, exercise regularly. Your routine should include 10, 000 steps daily and aerobic activity for at least 30 minutes daily 4-5 days weekly. ...Read more
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 recuction in simple carbodyrates (candy, sweets, soda, juices, white bread, white rice, pasta).
If trigylcerides remain high despite these lifestyle modifications, certain medications can be helpful as well. ...Read more
Triglycerides: Triglycerides are the fat storage molecules your liver makes generally from sugars and excess calories that you eat. They thicken up the blood and can lead to blockages and damage to arteries. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Sugar in diet: Processed sugar, found in candy, sweets and processed foods (soda) can elevate your triglycerides. Try to avoid hidden fats such as luncheon meats, hot dogs and fatty food snacks such as chips. Eat low saturated fat-less meat and less fried foods since they can elevate triglyceride levels. ...Read more
Stop sugar----period: Although there are genetic caiuses, the commonest is sugar in all its forms. This includes diet drinks, candy, cookies, desserts across the board. John yudmin wrote a book ijn 1973 entitled "sweet and dangerous" his research showed that sugar was the major cause of heart disease and it is probably the reason that this is so common here. We consume 150 pouhds of sugar per capitum per annum. ...Read more