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sep 08, 2015

High Triglycerides.

High triglycerides symptoms are practically non-existent until a significant damage manifests, which is always dangerous, since it can develop into a disease without us noticing. The only way you can know if your triglyceride levels are high is by having a blood test.

If the triglycerides are too high during a long period of time, they may generate diseases in the pancreas, liver and spleen, as well as provoke fat to deposit in the skin and at this point a heart attack or a accident may occur. cerebrovascular accident may occur.

Other frequent symptoms that could manifest in people with elevated triglyceride levels are:

In women
  • Increase in abdominal fat
  • Fibromyalgia (tiredness and chronic muscle pain)
  • Hair and acne proneness
  • Anxiety to eat sweets
  • Metabolic problem
  • Significant hair loss and oily scalp
In men
  • Increase in abdominal fat
  • Sleep apnea
  • Warts in underarm or neck area
  • High cholesterol
  • Headaches, insomnia and sleep irritation problems.
  • Water retention

What you can do in these types of cases is keep a healthy diet, such as:

  • The diet must limit sweets (especially homemade products like baked goods, cookies, etc.) and focus on fiber and whole grains, since the soluble kind of fiber we can find in oatmeal and beans is proven to reduce high triglyceride.
  • Triglyceride levels are more sensitive to changes in our diet and to regular exercise. If you need to lose weight, triglycerides with lower in a bigger or smaller measure.
  • Limit the sugar in your diet. Sugar should not surpass 5 to 10% of the total calories consumed daily.

Keep in mind that you should always see your doctor, have a general medical exam since it will help to maintain your good health.