Font Size
A
A
A

Triglycerides (cont.)

Causes of Abnormal Triglyceride Levels

An elevated level of triglycerides in the blood is medically known as hypertriglyceridemia. Diseases that can lead to elevation of triglyceride levels include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/29/2014

Must Read Articles Related to Triglycerides

Cholesterol FAQs
Cholesterol FAQs Test your cholesterol IQ by reading about cholesterol FAQs (cholesterol facts) like the risk factors for high cholesterol (diet, lack of exercise, smoking, here...learn more >>
Heart Disease
Coronary Heart Disease Coronary heart disease (CHD), also called coronary artery disease, affects about 14 million men and women in the United States. Disease develops when a combinat...learn more >>
Atherosclerosis (Hardening of the Arteries)
Hardening of the Arteries Hardening of the arteries (arthrosclerosis) is a disorder that occurs when fat and cholesterol are deposited in the walls of the arteries, and harden into plaqu...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Triglycerides:

Triglycerides - Treatment

What treatment did you receive for elevated triglycerides?



From WebMD



Medical Dictionary