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
- Hyperlipidemia: Hyperlipidemia refers to high “lipids” in the blood stream. It is also often called “dyslipidemia” (meaning a dysfunction of lipids ... More on Hyperlipidemia »
- High Cholesterol: High cholesterol is an increased level of substances called “cholesterol” in the blood. There are different types including High Density ... More on High Cholesterol »
- Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis is the narrowing and hardening of the arteries. It is related to high cholesterol (and high triglycerides). Strictly speaking ... More on Atherosclerosis »
- Heart Disease: Heart Disease, also called Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), refers to any condition of the heart or its major blood vessels. There ... More on Heart Disease »
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