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Will Cheerios Reduce High Triglycerides
What are the best way to reduce high triglycerides? They've never been high, but have been the last two years.
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
My triglycerides level are 386, LDL 169 my age is 26, sex male, please advise how to reduce it and are these levels too high for my body.
Many Considerations: First, identify the problem. Possible causes include both genetic (familial combined hyperlipidemia, familial hypertriglyceridemia, familial dysbetalipoproteinemia) and non-genetic (insulin resistance, type ii diabetes, thyroid abnormalities, chronic kidney disease, alcohol) issues. In addition to lifestyle changes, factors identified should be managed. Depending on respose medicine may be needed. ...Read more
I have high blood triglyceride level while my HDL, LDL etc levels are under check. Could you suggest me food-exercise regime to reduce triglyceride?
I would take omega 3: Fatty acids found in fish like salmon to reduce triglycerides, or an omega 3 pill. Exercise doesn't do much for high triglycerides. ...Read more
I have gilbert syndrome with high cholestral, trigyceride and bilurubin. I was on medication named statin for 1 month with low carb diet which reduces m?
Has strong reliable effects on lowering heart attack and stroke. Diet..... especially a high fat diet... no. Drugs that just lower dietary contribution to blood cholesterol (cholestryramine) didn't work well on prevention.
Exercise under supervision, more helpful. Statins can cause fat to replace liver--needs imaging tests to monitor if other liver disease.
Cannot say in your particular case, tho ...Read more
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
Depends: If high enough (greater than 500) can cause pancreatitis and abdominal pain and nausea and vomiting would be present if its related to poorly controlled diabetes, your sympyoms may be more related to the diabetes. Excessive thirst, frequent urination, change in vision, etc. Otherwise if high but not excessive no symptoms would be noted. ...Read more
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
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
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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Triglycerides: It depends on how high. Very high levels can cause complications such a pancreatitis. However, most people who have elevated tg are between 150-400, and those levels generally don't cause significant disease. Avoid foods high in fat such as fast food, desserts, cheese, and rich meats. High tg are often seen in patients with diabetes and Insulin resistant states. ...Read more
HDL is good: Cholesterol. Triglycerides must be checked fasting to be reliable. ...Read more
Lower triglycerides: The fish oil products are the safest to lower high triglycerides. There are dietary supplements and prescription, the latter include Lovaza and vascepa. Vascepa will lower your LDL cholesterol also although not as much as a statin. Lovaza will increase your LDL cholesterol. E. ...Read more
Triglycerides increase because of consumption of excess amounts of carbs.
Read this short article on lowering triglycerides: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/get-started/
For food ideas, go to: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/category/recipe/ ...Read more
Low carbohydrate: A weight-reducing and low carbohydrate diet (cut anything white by at least 50%) should have a dramatic effect. Cut alcohol to no more than 1 small drink per day. Increase exercise to 45 minutes a day. All of these should help a lot. A few meds may increase triglycerides (like Accutane and estrogen). If all else fails, fish oil in high doses is very effective. Good luck! ...Read more
Triglycerides: Triglycerides are the fat storage molecules made from excess calories and sugars in the diet. They can be very dangerous to one's arteries and health if left untreated. They can be controlled with low calorie, low sugar, high protein diets combined with good regular cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more
Hypertriglyceridemia: Triglycerides are made from excess sugar calories in the diet. Thus you should have a high protein, low sugar or low carbohydrate diet. Your exercise for Triglycerides must be cardiovascular. Your exercise is to burn off these excess sugars. The combination of low carbohydrate eating and cardiovascular exercise not only can lower the Triglycerides but can raise the HDL. ...Read more
Not for TG's: We treat triglycerides with medication when they are greater than 500 mg/dl to reduce the risk of pancreatitis. If elevated >150 but less than 500, the concern is whether or not they represent risk for heart disease. This is best assessed by looking at first the LDL cholesterol, then the non-hdl cholesterol and finally either apob or LDL particle concentration. See a doc for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
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
So I found out that my triglyceride levels are 152. I'm 18 and was wondering if this is too high and if I'm at risk for anything?
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
What is the cutoff number for starting meds for high triglycerides? Husband has had high results for years - coming down but still elevated in 300s
See below: This is a complicated question. It really depends on his risk factors for coronary heart disease. There is no definite evidence that elevated triglycerides cause coronary disease. There is also no evidence that treating lipid abnormalities in a patient who is not very high risk, nor has established CAD, will prevent a heart attack. Fish oils (omega 3)lower triglycerides. See http://bit. Ly/1NzU5fR ...Read more