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My triglycerides level is high....but cholesterol is awesome! Hdl is high, ldl low.... What could be going on?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Hypertriglyceridemia

If your serum triglyceride concentration is between 150 and 500 mg/dL, this is considered "mild to moderate" elevation.
In the absence of risk factors for coronary heart disease, this may not be significant. You could bring your level down with aerobic exercise, avoiding concentrated sugars, and maybe taking a fish oil supplement (3000 mg per day). Fish oils can have GI and metabolic side effects.

In brief: Hypertriglyceridemia

If your serum triglyceride concentration is between 150 and 500 mg/dL, this is considered "mild to moderate" elevation.
In the absence of risk factors for coronary heart disease, this may not be significant. You could bring your level down with aerobic exercise, avoiding concentrated sugars, and maybe taking a fish oil supplement (3000 mg per day). Fish oils can have GI and metabolic side effects.
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Hypertriglyceridemia

ARE KNOWN , SEPARATE LIPID DISORDERS some of which are FAMILIAL and ALL OF WHICH must be treated just as aggressively as CHOLESTEROL problems! See a Cardiologist .
.it's IMPORTANT! Hope this helps Dr Z

In brief: Hypertriglyceridemia

ARE KNOWN , SEPARATE LIPID DISORDERS some of which are FAMILIAL and ALL OF WHICH must be treated just as aggressively as CHOLESTEROL problems! See a Cardiologist .
.it's IMPORTANT! Hope this helps Dr Z
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