OverviewHigh triglyceride is a condition where a certain type of fat is found at a high level in the bloodstream. It leads to several conditions such as heart disease. It also is one of the signs of metabolic syndrome.
Signs and SymptomsXanthomas
Common CausesInactivity, Obesity, Unhealthy diet
Risk FactorsPoor diet, Obesity, Lack of exercise, Smoking, Increasing age, Diabetes
Investigation TechniquesBlood test, Lipid profile, ECG
Treatment and PreventionCholesterol absorption inhibitors, Statins, Bile-acid-binding resins, Fibrates, Niacin, Omega-3 fatty acid supplements