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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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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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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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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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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 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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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

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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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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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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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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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My uric acid test gave a result of 0.75 which I believe is high & my triglycerides were 2.9 with chol/hdl ratio at 4.6. Is it cause for concern? Thks

My uric acid test gave a result of 0.75 which I believe is high & my triglycerides were 2.9 with chol/hdl ratio at 4.6. Is it cause for concern? Thks

Slightly high all.: Usually uric acid is measured in mg/dl. Normal values range between 3.5 and 7.2 mg/dl. If pt has hx of gout or elevated uric acid in the past 7.5. Mg/ dl is not too much. Sometime leves go up with diuretics. The ideal ratio for the body should be 3.5:1 or below. Normal triglycerides is <150 mg/dl http://ldlhdlcholesterollevels. Org/the-perfect-cholesterol-ratio-for-an-individual. ...Read more

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Can Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause you to have high triglycerides? My number came back at 259. I am overweight and slowly working on getting my weight down. Thanks.

Can Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause you to have high triglycerides? My number came back at 259. I am overweight and slowly working on getting my weight down. Thanks.

No: Acetaminophen does not cause this. Your TRIG are not very high. But a single values of TRIG does not mean much as levels can vary wildly with diet. The primary target of high cholesterol treatment is the LDL level. TRIG may be treated but usually not unless in the 500- 1000+ range. Consider measuring TRIG under non fasting conditions to see what they might really be. ...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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Lipid panel done. Triglycerides 263, HDL 45, LDL 66, cholesterol 163. what would cause the high triglycerides with normal values otherwise?

Lipid panel done. Triglycerides 263, HDL 45, LDL 66, cholesterol 163. what would cause the high triglycerides with normal values otherwise?

Abnormal test: Hi
It's possible to have isolated, high triglycerides. If that value was from a non-fasting test, and if you had a fatty meal before the test was done, you could see an isolated high trig level. But triglycerides at that level suggest that there may be an abnormality with lipid metabolism. Please be sure to follow up with your doctor about the results. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of all of these symptoms at the same time? - high troponin - low RBC and low wbc - very high b12 - low triglycerides

Symptoms: You are reporting laboratory findings these are not symptoms. This combination of findings is not specific for any one thing and could be due to several simultaneous problems. These things need to be evaluated by the Doc with the whole picture of the patients symptoms, physical findings and lab information. ...Read more

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I wanted to know if taking bc can cause high triglycerides? I've been taking bc (orthotrycyclen) for about 8 months. I also have pcos

I wanted to know if taking bc can cause high triglycerides? I've been taking bc (orthotrycyclen) for about 8 months. I also have pcos

3 doctors can check: Doctors can check on this - the primary care doctor, the ob-gyn, and the endocrinologist. The imbalances in the body that cause pcos also cause higher triglycerides. Bc pills elevating female hormones can raise triglyceride levels and cause other changes in the cholesterol numbers. So, the treatment of pcos, the use of birth control pills, and any cholesterol meds can all affect the lab results. ...Read more

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Can high triglyceride levels cause dizziness while working out? Did boot camp workout and got dizzy and almost blacked out.

Can high triglyceride levels cause dizziness while working out? Did boot camp workout and got dizzy and almost blacked out.

See your PCP: The dizziness while exercising is a common symptom of not eating properly, dehydration, wrong breathing techniques, and hypoglycemia. It is not something normal or healthy. If you are concerned about your triglyceride level, talk to your PCP, who can test your level, examine you and review any symptoms you have to make a proper diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...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?

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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Weight:94.5kg/ height:1.68cm. Have high triglyceride&cholesterol&diabete. Is plication operation dangerous for me? I've heard it causes heart attack!

Weight:94.5kg/ height:1.68cm. Have high triglyceride&cholesterol&diabete. Is plication operation dangerous for me? I've heard it causes heart attack!

Any surgery: Has the potential to lead to cardiac complications, such as heart attack. How much of a chance is dependent on the type of surgery being undertaken, and the underlying condition of your heart. At 38 years, you are unlikely to have significant heart disease, but certainly possible. You will benefit from a thorough cardiac workup prior to consideration of the surgery. Suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have high triglycerides & high body fat %; I read that I should take fish oil pills, so I do. Can they cause breakthrough bleeding while on ocps? If so, should I stop or what strength should I take?

I have high triglycerides & high body fat %; I read that I should take fish oil pills, so I do. Can they cause breakthrough bleeding while on ocps? If so, should I stop or what strength should I take?

Minor bleeding: Abnormalities have been shown with fish oils in some studies associated with platelet effects, but in practice it isn't normally a problem. Yes fish oils will reduce high triglycerides. ...Read more

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Hi what causes high GGT, AST and ALT? No hepatitis and don't drink alcohol or do drugs any relations to high LDL and high triglycerides?

Hi what causes high GGT, AST and ALT? No hepatitis and don't drink alcohol or do drugs any relations to high LDL and high triglycerides?

Not sure.: Roy, there are entire text books written about what causes abnormal liver tests. There could be many different possibilities. If your liver tests are abnormal, the minimum that you need is a repeat of the tests in 1 to 2 months. If they are still elevated, then further evaluation will be necessary. Be sure to follow up with your doctor. Do not ignore this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tsh 5.4, T4 7.6 plus low red blood cell count, high ldl, hdl, vldl & triglycerides r high. What other test can tell me what caused my thyroid to stop?

Tsh 5.4, T4 7.6 plus low red blood cell count, high ldl, hdl, vldl & triglycerides r high. What other test can tell me what caused my thyroid to stop?

It doesn't matter: A test of antithyroid antibodies may suggest that thyroiditis caused your decline in thyroid level, but it doesn't matter since the appropriate therapy is brand name T4 replacement, no matter what the cause. Also, your minimal level of thyroid deficiency is insufficient to cause you lipid abnormalities. Look for other causes, such as genetics, weight, diet, inactivity, etc. ...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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Triglycerides are high, others are ok. Had serious bad reaction to tricor (fenofibrate). Anything natural that can bring trig. #'s down?

Triglycerides are high, others are ok. Had serious bad reaction to tricor (fenofibrate). Anything natural that can bring trig. #'s down?

Yes: Lose weight
cut out bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and sweets including alcohol.
Exercise
omega 3's from either fish oil or flax seed
be checked for diabetes
have your thyroid checked
if still >500 you may have a familial process that may still require drug therapy. ...Read more

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Which one is better high LDL or high triglycerides?

Which one is better high LDL or high triglycerides?

Neither: LDL and triglycerides are the two bad forms of cholesterol. High levels of either are bad. High HDL would be good. ...Read more

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I have high triglycerides are blueberries good for me?

Rich in antioxidants: Blueberries are rich in antioxidants which are good for you even with high triglycerides. ...Read more