Hypertriglyceridemia: Overview

Hypertriglyceridemia refers to high triglycerides in the blood. It is a type of hyperlipidemia and is closely related to hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol). Hypertriglyceridemia is a risk factor for atherosclerosis and heart disease. Treatments may include lifestyle changes to diet and exercise, and/or various prescription medications. Read more about: High Cholesterol

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