What do very high triglyceride levels mean?

Answer While it's important to monitor your total cholesterol level, there's another element you need to account for in the prevention of heart disease. The amount of triglycerides in your bloodstream can... Read More »

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Which is more dangerous: high Cholesterol levels (LDL) or high Triglyceride levels?

Harvard Medical School has confirmed that the best way of predicting coronary artery disease is by dividing your triglycerides by your "good" HDL. (TG/HDL) Triglycerides are more dangerous. Your ... Read More »

What causes high triglyceride levels?

High triglyceride levels can be caused by external and internal factors. Triglyceride levels can be controlled by good nutrition, diet and exercise. If high triglyceride levels remain uncontrolled ... Read More »

What are the dangers of high triglyceride levels?

Triglycerides are a type of fat in your blood. The body converts food into triglycerides, which it uses as fuel throughout the day. If you do not use all of the energy, it is stored as fat. An elev... Read More »

Does having pancreatitis cause high triglyceride levels?

On One Hand: Other Way AroundIn fact, pancreatitis is often caused by high triglyceride levels. Triglycerides are fats that travel through the bloodstream to fuel the body. Like cholesterol, they a... Read More »