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:
? Poorly-controlled diabetes
?Liver diseases including cirrhosis
? Familial (genetic) disorders of lipid metabolism.
Lifestyle Changes (Diet
, Exercise, Lowering Risk Factors) for Elevated Triglycerides
? regular aerobic exercise,
? limiting intake of food with trans fats and saturated fats; substitute with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fats rather than carbohydrates or sugar,
? reducing alcohol intake, and
? consuming fatty fish .