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Doctor insights on: What Causes False High Triglyceride Readings

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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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Fasting blood test. HDL/LDL good. Triglycerides high at 290. Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Xanax increase this reading? Cause for worry?

Fasting blood test. HDL/LDL good. Triglycerides high at 290. Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Xanax increase this reading? Cause for worry?

Not likely: But alcohol taken up to 3-5 days prior to triglyceride test can increase the result,
At age 31, I would not worry. Do exercise, loose a few pounds, abstain from alcohol 3-5 days before test and repeat it. ...Read more

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What kind of problem will high reading of trigicerides cause and how can I reduce the high level?

What kind of problem will high reading of trigicerides cause and how can I reduce the high level?

See Below: High level triglycerides is congenital or due to diabetes, and has been linked atherosclerosis and pancreatitis. Treatment is with Fenofibrate and high quality fish oil, such as lovaza. ...Read more

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What causes high triglyceride levels?

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

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Causes and remedies of high triglyceride? Its effect?

USUALLY: 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!
Good Luck
Dr Z ...Read more

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What can cause high triglycerides? I have 570 very high what can I do to bring it down?

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

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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

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Please give causes for high triglycerides cholostrol?

Please give causes for high triglycerides cholostrol?

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

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Is there anything that can cause low triglycerides yet high alt?

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

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What are the different causes of high LDL and high triglyceride and how to improve them respectively?

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

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What are the causes of high triglycerides and low hdl?

What are the causes of high triglycerides and low hdl?

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

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Can high triglycerides cause RA symptoms?

No: Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory condition. High triglycerides are a processing problem.
The one connection is both can lead to cardiac problems. So if you have both diseases, you should work with your doctor to keep both diseases under control. ...Read more

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Triglyceride is 184, hb. 10.5, did angioplasty 6 years ago, please advice remedy/ causes of high glyceridr?

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

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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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What would cause low triglycerides yet high ALT liver level?

What would cause low triglycerides yet high ALT liver level?

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

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High triglycerides, does it cause having arterial hypertension?

High triglycerides, does it cause having arterial hypertension?

No: High triglycerides do not cause high blood pressure. Very high levels of triglycerides can cause pancreatitis and may contribute to plaque buildup in the arteries depending on the other lipid levels in your blood ...Read more

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Can high cholestrol and triglyceride be a cause of calcification in liver?

Can high cholestrol and triglyceride be a cause of calcification in liver?

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

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What can cause high triglycerides in preemies? My daughter was bit at 33.5 weeks, is now 35 weeks, and has high triglyceride levels.

What can cause high triglycerides in preemies? My daughter was bit at 33.5 weeks, is now 35 weeks, and has high triglyceride levels.

Common Finding: Higher Lipids and Triglycerides are frequently observed in preterm infants, as documented in the attached paper published in Pediatrics. For this and other reasons, these babies require long term follow ups with various specialists. Good luck! ...Read more