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What kind of problem will high reading of trigicerides cause and how can I reduce the high level?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Possible heart dz.

It depends on how high the triglycerides are.
Triglycerides in the 1000s put patients at very high risk for pancreatitis. Triglycerides in the 200-400 (or so) range have been linked to heart attacks. Depending on how high triglycerides are, medicines or lifestyle changes (healthy eating) may be needed. One important thing to note is diabetes or hypothyroidism can cause high triglycerides.

In brief: Possible heart dz.

It depends on how high the triglycerides are.
Triglycerides in the 1000s put patients at very high risk for pancreatitis. Triglycerides in the 200-400 (or so) range have been linked to heart attacks. Depending on how high triglycerides are, medicines or lifestyle changes (healthy eating) may be needed. One important thing to note is diabetes or hypothyroidism can cause high triglycerides.
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
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