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What Causes False High Triglyceride Readings
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
Fasting blood test. HDL/LDL good. Triglycerides high at 290. Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Xanax increase this reading? Cause for worry?
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
High triglycerides are from DIETARY sources but there are forms of FAMILIAL high triglycerides PLUS a VERY COMMON SYNDROME...called the "METABOLIC SYNDROME" seen with TYPE 2 (non-insulin dependent) Diabetes!
Ask your Health Care Professional about what the CAUSE of your high lipid (fat) level is since the REMEDIES DEPEND UPON THE CAUSES!
Hope this helps!
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See below: Be or attempt normal weight. Exercise daily. Eat a plant based diet - vegetarian is best. Avoid Butter, oil, processed simple carbs and XS alcohol. Olive oil and 6-12 oz of wine per day is okay. Eat fish, bean, veggies, fruits, some bread, rice, pasta, oatmeal, nuts. Don't smoke. Choose better parents! ...Read more
I have a very high triglyceride score and have been taking gempid 600 mg for last two years. Is this proper medicine for the cause?
Hypertriglyceridemia: Gemfibrozil is prescribed for high triglyceride. Your response should be followed by your doctor. ...Read more
My dad has high triglyceride (450).what is the cause of high triglyceride? And what is the solution? .
Lose weight and:
And reduce intake of saturated fats. If he is diabetic, control of diabetes is important. He may take fish oil capsules 2gm twice a day. However there is no substitute to making dietary changes recommend in the website below.
http://www. Webmd. Com/cholesterol-management/link ...Read more
Diet and genetics: The causes are primarily a constellation of diet and your genetics. Some people are predisposed to high cholesterol and/or triglycerides and diet may have little to no effect. Most people fall somewhere in the middle and controlling your weight usually has the greatest positive effect. You will need to consult your physician to see if medications are needed for further reductions. ...Read more
Medications?: These 2 tests are not directly related. Tg is a cholesterol test, and is related to intake of starch and sugars (carbs). Alt is a liver function test. It is possible, however, that a medication you may be taking to lower your cholesterol could be raising your alt. ...Read more
What are the different causes of high LDL and high triglyceride and how to improve them respectively?
Carbs & Body Fat 1st: Keep in mind: LDL are complex particles with thousands of fat molecules (cholesterol, triglycerides, phospholipids, etc) per particle, ldl-c only estimated & often very misleading. Get NMR particle test for accurate LDL & HDL particle measurements. Carbs/sugar ↑↑ed after ancel keys drove bogus theory about sat fat. Study: big fat lies, science for smart people, nusi. Org, dietdoctor, fatheadmovie. ...Read more
What if my overall cholesterol reading is high but all other readings such as triglycerides and LHL are good?
Cholesterol: If you have an elevated total cholesterol then one of your other perameters has to be elevated. Check your results. Good L ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Triglyceride is 184, hb. 10.5, did angioplasty 6 years ago, please advice remedy/ causes of high glyceridr?
Diet exercise: Your triglycerides are slightly elevated. In this circumstance, most physicians would advise making sure you are eating a heart healthy diet low in saturated fats, and getting enough exercise (at minimum 30 minutes 3 times a week). By helping with weightloss (if overweight) this can help triglycerides. Other things to consider are if there is diabetes or (less likely) hypothyroidism. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
Blood vessels: They are causal both directly and indirectly in the development of atherosclerotic plaque, which can sometimes calcify, but not always. Calcification in the liver has many causes, and you cannot assume that the cause is a vascular or atherosclerotic one. This should be evaluated by your internist, family doctor or a gastroenterologist/hepatologist. ...Read more
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?
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