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... for whatever reason our bodies are in overdrive mode when it comes to triglyceride production by our liver. Meds, on top of diet and exercise changes are the only way to get triglycerides down to a reasonable number. At least I know that's true in my case. ... (9 replies)
... statin outweigh possible side effects. If Tricor is working, with no side effects, and your doctor wants you to take it... it may be best to just keep taking it. ... (12 replies)
... Every so often the docs will check my triglycerides and they are way over 1000!! I do have a family history of hypertriglyceridemia, but my Dad didn't get this problem until he was over 50!, I am female and only 26! ... (9 replies)

... and nothing else was said. No change this or do this, Nothing. It makes you wonder. Thank goodness for the internet and people out there like you all. ... (9 replies)
... Well, one way to learn all about healthy living is get yourself into a really good cardiac rehab program with lots of classes on nutrition, risk factors and such. Mine was very informative. ... (9 replies)
... Okay so let me get this straight. I quit eating sugars, cut out carbs, and stop drinking. That will make my TG's go down. What the heck am I taking meds for? ... (9 replies)
... Well yes, the meds will help with baseline triglyceride levels. That is why you are told to abstain from eating or drinking anything (except water) for about 12 hours prior to your blood test. But, as Lenin said, triglyceride levels will temporarily spike upwards after ingesting certain foods and/or drinks. (9 replies)
... Let's say you follow the rules, eat right and excercise, but every now and then you get sloppy. Big meal, a few cocktails. Even with meds can your triglycerides skyrocket? ... (9 replies)
... I have high triglycerides and have started taking fish oil. I was taking one after each meal but, they are making me neasous. I sometimes burp and I can taste the fish oil. Gross! I dont eat much fish because I don't like it much. ... (12 replies)
... I finally got my lab results back today. I was having a problem with my trigs running about 402. Well, after taking krill oil for the last few months, my new number was down to 276! I know that's still high, but I'll take it. ... (30 replies)
... My tri's just jumped up about the time I turned 40. They had previously been around 300 and for no apprent reason they shot up 500 level. After a year of this high level and trying varios things, my doctor decided on tricor. ... (12 replies)
... I also have hi Tri's, bad cholesterol, and diabetes, so I'm very inerested in anything I can learn to help keep them down. Mr dr says she doesn't want to put me on any statins if she doesn't have to. ... (6 replies)
... I had my gallbladder removed 5 days ago. I was not able to tolerate anything that reduces cholesterol and suffered pain in the gallbladder area. Now that it is gone I want to try again to take those. Does anyone know when it is safe for me to try again. ... (4 replies)
... sugar, and alcohol and your triglycerides will go down. ... (12 replies)
... For people with high triglycerides, alcohol seems to be the big factor. Even mild, occasional drinking seems to cause plasma trig levels to shoot up, even when on medication to lower them (note that alcohol not only reduces your body's ability to break down triglycerides, but, at the same time, it induces the liver to make more). When I was in cardiac rehab, the... (9 replies)
... Even while taking meds? Would'nt the med keep them from relly getting high? (9 replies)
... A few drinks can raise triglycerides a huge amount for awhile afterwards as can a very fatty meal or a very sugary one. (9 replies)
... Hi Carol..Well hubby has the type 2 diabetes, so that is why the stinking trigs. are so hard to control. We have been to the nutrishtonist, and both his dr. and mine say we eat fine. We both exercise, him more than me lately, too much xmas shopping etc. ... (6 replies)
High Triglycerides
May 13, 2006
... Actually, yes and no. ... (11 replies)
... He should reduce or eliminate most sugary foods and carbs, including wheat. ... (4 replies)

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