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If I change my diet will that cure hypertriglyceridemia?
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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Modifying your diet can significantly improve your triglyceride although there is a familial triglycereidemia which is genetic based and not easily modifiable by diet.
But the majority of people with hyper triglycereidemia can be helped by dietary modification. It is more important to reduce carbohydrates than fat to improve on triglyceride as it is Insulin secretion that leads to its formation.

In brief: Possibly
Modifying your diet can significantly improve your triglyceride although there is a familial triglycereidemia which is genetic based and not easily modifiable by diet.
But the majority of people with hyper triglycereidemia can be helped by dietary modification. It is more important to reduce carbohydrates than fat to improve on triglyceride as it is Insulin secretion that leads to its formation.
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
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Dr. William Haynes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably yes
Triglycerides are very responsive to weight loss, low carbs and alcohol restriction.
If these don't cure it they will likely lower the levels by at least 50% if not more. Estrogen and Accutane can also increase triglycerides.

In brief: Probably yes
Triglycerides are very responsive to weight loss, low carbs and alcohol restriction.
If these don't cure it they will likely lower the levels by at least 50% if not more. Estrogen and Accutane can also increase triglycerides.
Dr. William Haynes
Dr. William Haynes
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