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22 Aug 2007

high triglyceride
what should i do to lower my high triglyceride (500)naturally
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01 Jan 0001

hi

there is a few things you can do but also make sugar there is no sugar imbalance or sluggish thyroid.

Fish oil capsules 3000mg per day
Vitamin C daily.

Things that can assist:
Exercise lowers serum Triglyceride levels by converting Fatty Acids stored in the Triglycerides of Adipose Tissue to Energy via the process of Lipolysis.
Blood sugar levels can also contribute to excess triglyceride levels - thus make sure you do not have any symptoms. like sugar cravings, dizzyness, blurred vision, weight gain.

These Substances Increase Serum Triglyceride Levels
Carbohydrates
Fructose increases serum Triglyceride levels (especially in Diabetes Mellitus patients). Fructose is incorporated into Triglycerides more readily than Glucose (i.e. Fructose has a greater propensity to increase serum Triglycerides compared to Glucose).

Excessive circulating Glucose (blood sugar) is converted to Glycerol and stored within the body as Triglycerides.
Excessive consumption of Sucrose increases the body's production of Triglycerides (due to the body converting excessive Sucrose into Triglycerides in order to protect itself from the toxic effects of excessive Sucrose). research

Hormones

Insulin stimulates the conversion of Glucose (blood sugar) to Triglycerides for storage within Adipose Tissue.

Lipids
Excessive consumption of dietary Fats can increase serum Triglyceride levels - 95% of dietary Fatty Acids are consumed in the form of Triglycerides.
Trans-Fatty Acids increase Triglyceride levels by up to 47%. research

Recreational Drugs
Alcohol (ethanol) increases the endogenous production of Triglycerides - Liver Cells eliminate the excess Hydrogen formed from the breakdown of Alcohol by utilizing it to form Alphaglycerophosphates and Fatty Acids which are precursors for Triglycerides).

These Ailments Cause Increased Serum Triglyceride Levels
Metabolism
Insulin Resistance can cause elevated serum Triglycerides levels.
Elevated serum Triglycerides levels can occur as a result of Hypothyroidism.

Regards
Dr Debbie
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