What does high triglycerides mean?

Answer It isn't enough to know your total cholesterol or your ratio of good cholesterol to bad. Triglycerides, also a type of fat, should be measured, too. Like high cholesterol, high triglycerides are li... Read More »

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VERY High Triglycerides ...?

My triglycerides at one time were 599. My doctor said that high triglycerides can be inherited. He put me on medication and told me to watch my diet and they have slowly come down. The last time I ... Read More »

What can I do for extremely high triglycerides?

A healthy diet and exercise plan can lower triglyceride levels so now all you have to do is exercise. Walking will do it. Walk an hour every day. I sure hope your doctor put you on some medicati... Read More »

What Causes High Levels of Triglycerides?

According to the American Heart Association, "Triglycerides are the chemical form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body. They're also present in blood plasma and, in association w... Read More »

What makes triglycerides high?

Triglycerides are a chemical form of fat that circulates in the bloodstream. The body transforms excess calories and fats into triglycerides, then stores them in fat cells for later use. A certain ... Read More »