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What Are Tryglycerides
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
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
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: 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
Fat: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
FoodsWtExSupplements: Complex genes+choices: triglycerides: fat molecules; when ?ed drive onset acute pancreatitis + ?atherosclerosis protection. They become elevated in assoc. With obesity, high sugar/carb foods (rapidly converted by liver into fat for storage) & low activity. Stop these foods, get NMR particle test, ?ex. & ?body fat. Statins+zetia+high dose epa >4, 000 mg/day from fish also effective + other benefits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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