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What causes high triglyceride levels?

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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Triglyceride (Definition)

Fats from animal products contain these molecules which are made of three fat chains attached to a molecule called glycerol. They circulate in the blood stream and are used as building blocks and repair materials by your cells. Too many of them can contribute to plaque build ...Read more


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Causes and remedies of high triglyceride? its effect?

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 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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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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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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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

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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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