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Are low non-fasting triglyceride levels (46 mg/dL) concerning if my diet is actually very normal (quite a lot of carbs, full-fat dairy)?

Are low non-fasting triglyceride levels (46 mg/dL) concerning if my diet is actually very normal (quite a lot of carbs, full-fat dairy)?

Stop worrying: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside. I'm going to assume you're basically healthy. Especially, low triglycerides means nothing. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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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Can consumption of medium chain triglycerides raise overall triglyceride levels?

Can consumption of medium chain triglycerides raise overall triglyceride levels?

Yes: But who is really checking for medium chain trig in food are you? Generally dairy products are filled with triglycerides. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can one increase levels of HDL and decrease triglycerides and vldl without drugs?

Can you tell me how can one increase levels of HDL and decrease triglycerides and vldl without drugs?

Diet and exercise: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more

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My triglyceride levels have increased from 144.0-4/10/13 to 192.0-8/09/13 to 184.0-9/09/13. Same diet could stress be a factor?

My triglyceride levels have increased from 144.0-4/10/13 to 192.0-8/09/13 to 184.0-9/09/13. Same diet could stress be a factor?

Variation: Is somewhat normal with triglycerides. You might be eating the same overall diet, but what you ate in the 2-3 meals leading up to the test could vary the result, along with alcohol intake. If you average those three readings, you probably have a good idea of what your level is, and it is borderline high. Regular exercise, wt. Loss, more fish, less alcohol, and you'll lower it. ...Read more

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I am facing with the problem of increased triglycerides to the level of 228 mg/dl and decreased level of HDL to the level of 31 mg/dl. Please suggest.?

I am facing with the problem of increased triglycerides to the level of 228 mg/dl and decreased level of HDL to the level of 31 mg/dl. Please suggest.?

Lipids: High triglycerides are related not only to the fat in your diet but also the simple sugars, so need to reduce both of these. Hdl is more difficult to increase, it is not due to diet, but can be improved with aerobic exercise. In women a low HDL is a significant risk factor for cardiac disease, so try to improve that. ...Read more

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Will mcts raise the overall triglyceride levels in the blood?

Will mcts raise the overall triglyceride levels in the blood?

Yes: Over all triglyceride level could go up. But mcts get metabolized quicker than long chain triglycerides. After metabolism it behaves like carbohydrates. Hence mostly it is not stored in fat cells. ...Read more

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Hdl level is at 42. Ldl and triglycerides are normal/low. How can I increase it hdl? 26/f.

Hdl level is at 42. Ldl and triglycerides are normal/low. How can I increase it hdl? 26/f.

Aerobic fitness: There's nothing that comes from a bottle or on a plate that will be even half as helpful as getting back into really intense aerobic exercise. Don't be surprised if this helps your inner life as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have high triglyceride level. Pancreatitis has occured due to increase of triglyceride and diabetes has increased too.

I have high triglyceride level. Pancreatitis has occured due to increase of triglyceride and diabetes has increased too.

Must be very high: For pancreatits to occur, I'll assume your level is above 600. This needs to be lowered aggressively, as acute pancreatitis can be a very serious issue. Consult your doctor for medications to lower your triglycerides. Diet and exercise will help, but might not be enough. ...Read more

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Can slightly increased LDL & triglyceride levels lead to sudden heart failure?

Can slightly increased LDL & triglyceride levels lead to sudden heart failure?

LDL/trigly: Abnormal levels of these lipids are individual risk factors for coronary artery disease and in and of themselves have some association with heart attacks but by themselves are only weak predictors of sudden heart events. ...Read more

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Gained 20 lbs in one month! Working out every other day & cut out meat, dairy, and bread 4 weeks now. Blood tests normal but high triglycerides?

Gained 20 lbs in one month! Working out every other day & cut out meat, dairy, and bread 4 weeks now. Blood tests normal but high triglycerides?

Gain: I need to know whether that weight gain was strictly muscle or some fat. Triglycerides tend to be very bodyfat responsive. If that is part of the answer, that there has been an increase in percent body fat, and then you need to continue your workout and diet so that you reduce your percent body fat to 15 - 22 as a goal. See my website and especially the "wellness numbers." HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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How to low triglycerides level?

Many ways: Start with good healthy diet. Protein fruits and vegetable. Exercise at least 1 hour per day. Then if still elevated levels you may have to take medication to help bring the levels down ...Read more

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What are the triglycerides levels?

Triglycerides: Triglycerides are one of the categories of lipids or fats in the blood stream. The main two are cholesterol and triglycerides and there are subtypes. ...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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What can elevate triglyceride levels?

Sugar in diet: Processed sugar, found in candy, sweets and processed foods (soda) can elevate your triglycerides. Try to avoid hidden fats such as luncheon meats, hot dogs and fatty food snacks such as chips. Eat low saturated fat-less meat and less fried foods since they can elevate triglyceride levels. ...Read more

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How to lower triglycerides level fast?

Stop sugar----period: Although there are genetic caiuses, the commonest is sugar in all its forms. This includes diet drinks, candy, cookies, desserts across the board. John yudmin wrote a book ijn 1973 entitled "sweet and dangerous" his research showed that sugar was the major cause of heart disease and it is probably the reason that this is so common here. We consume 150 pouhds of sugar per capitum per annum. ...Read more

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Triglyceride level is 417 what can I do?

Triglyceride level is 417 what can I do?

Triglycerides: If diet does not work there are medications available that will help. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower triglyceride levels?

What can I do to lower triglyceride levels?

Lose weight, diet: Triglycerides are dependent on genetic predisposition, but also affected by excess weight, carbohydrate intake, alcohol, medications, & metabolic disorders like diabetes & low thyroid. Having your doctor screen for these conditions, losing weight, cutting carbs & failing that, consideration for judicious use of appropriate medications under care of your doctor will help mitigate high triglycerides. ...Read more

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What to eat to lower my triglyceride levels?

What to eat to lower my triglyceride levels?

↓Carbs & Body Fat: Triglycerides: just type of fat molecule, look up on google images. ↑ed food carbs (=all sugars); esp. Simple ones, eg. Fructose (added to many foods), beyond what our vehicle rapidly burns, is converted (quickly) by liver (1st & later passes) into triglycerides, transported out (so liver cells do not get overloaded & die) & stored in fat cells, especially, visceral fat. Ldl particles > important! ...Read more

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Can you please help to lower triglyceride levels?

Triglycerides: Watch your diet. Eat more protein foods, exclude carbohydrates and fats, do regular exercise for atleast 45 minutes per day x min 5 days per week. Recheck triglyceride level after 6 months. If no response, then medical therapy is required. Also need to exclude causes like hypothyroidism and familial disease (if any). ...Read more

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What does it mean if my triglyceride level is low?

Not abnormal: No adverse implications unless a marker for extreme weight loss by diet or illness. Check with your doctor, but congratulations! ...Read more

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Why are my triglyceride levels high? What can I do?

Why are my triglyceride levels high? What can I do?

Too much starch: You need and weight on the middle. You need to follow a low carb diet, exercise more, and lose weight! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can lower triglyceride levels?

Can you tell me how I can lower triglyceride levels?

Reduce carbs: Triglycerides are the result of your liver converting carbohydrates (i.e. Simple sugars, white bread, white pasta, etc.) into a fat. Reduce your consumption of these foods. Eat whole grain when possible. If have hamburgers/hot dogs, don't use buns. Can also use over the counter fish oils directed on the bottle. ...Read more

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How do the high triglyceride levels affect my health?

Depends on context: If the triglyceride level was obtained after you'd eaten, it means nothing. A lone elevated triglyceride level is a marker for increased coronary risk, though to what extent focusing on a lone abnormality instead of addressing the larger lifestyle issues that may be present isn't clear to me despite decades of following the business. Your physician may be able to give further guidance. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower my triglyceride levels?

Several: Exercise, wt loss, consume low glycemic index foods, increase fish/fishoil consumption, wt loss, good contoll of diabetes if a pt also has this condition. Perscription strength fish oil and fibrates if still not controlled otherwise. ...Read more