High triglycerides


About High triglycerides

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Too much of this type of fat may raise the risk of coronary artery disease, especially in women.

A blood test measures your triglycerides along with your cholesterol. Normal triglyceride levels are below 150. Levels above 200 are high.

Factors that can raise your triglyceride level include

  • Being overweight
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Smoking
  • Excessive alcohol use
  • A very high carbohydrate diet
  • Certain diseases and medicines
  • Some genetic disorders

You may be able to lower your triglycerides with a combination of losing weight, diet, and exercise. You also may need to take medicine to lower your triglycerides.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Also known as
  • Hypertriglyceridemia

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Medication side effects for High triglycerides

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for nausea.

  • Antara: 2%
  • Simvastatin: 11%
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At this end, no one is expected to have nausea

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At this end, almost everyone is expected to have nausea

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