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Triglycerides is 210 and my LDL is 165 is it risky?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Triglycerides should be half of cholesterol, LDL creates damage to vessel wall - should be in 100's.
Use carnitine 2gm per day to normalize both.

In brief: Yes

Triglycerides should be half of cholesterol, LDL creates damage to vessel wall - should be in 100's.
Use carnitine 2gm per day to normalize both.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. James Underberg
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Risk depends on much

"normal" triglycerides (tg's) are <150 mg/dl.
When elevated they can be associated with changes in "lipoproteins" that may cause heart disease. Not everyone with elevated tg's has this problem. "ideal" LDL is <100. There is a condition of elevated tg's and LDL called familial combined hypercholesterolemia, associated with increased risk of heart disease. See your doctor.

In brief: Risk depends on much

"normal" triglycerides (tg's) are <150 mg/dl.
When elevated they can be associated with changes in "lipoproteins" that may cause heart disease. Not everyone with elevated tg's has this problem. "ideal" LDL is <100. There is a condition of elevated tg's and LDL called familial combined hypercholesterolemia, associated with increased risk of heart disease. See your doctor.
Dr. James Underberg
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Dr. Rodney Samaan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If ur total cholesterol is above 200, subtract from hdl, if that number is above 100-130, i would a statin or fish pil.

In brief: Yes

If ur total cholesterol is above 200, subtract from hdl, if that number is above 100-130, i would a statin or fish pil.
Dr. Rodney Samaan
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

It depends on your current risk factors: smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, past heart attacks, peripheral arterial disease, family history of premature coronary artery disease, age, HDL level.
..See your doctor who knows your history to figure out your goal.

In brief: Depends

It depends on your current risk factors: smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, past heart attacks, peripheral arterial disease, family history of premature coronary artery disease, age, HDL level.
..See your doctor who knows your history to figure out your goal.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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