High Triglycerides is a medical condition that can also be referred to as Hypertriglyceridemia.
It is where the levels of Triglycerides in the blood are elevated and this is evaluated through blood work.
It is a rather common disorder in the United States.
Hight Levels of Triglycerides Can Lead to the Following:
2.) Heart Disease
– No symptoms are typically seen
– Xanthomas – deposits of triglycerides in the skin
Causes of Elevated Levels:
– Kidney issues
– Excess Alcohol
Levels see in Blood
Normal – Less then 150 mg/dL
Borderline – 150-199 mg/dL
High – 200-499 mg/dL
Very High – 500+
. Fibrates *** not used as first-line treatment
Supplements and Vitamins
– Fish oil
– Omega-3 fatty acids
– Diet low in Triglycerides