Health and Wellness

Why High Triglycerides Matter and How to Lower Your Levels

Posted by Chandra Chaudhuri, M.D. on Sep 23, 2017 8:38:00 AM

An increasing number of my patients are informed about “good cholesterol” vs. “bad cholesterol” and “good fats” vs. “bad fats,” but few know what triglycerides are and what their function is within the body. Triglycerides make up a significant portion of the fat that occurs naturally in your blood. If yours is too high, you often don’t know it until after you’ve have a heart attack or stroke – unless you’ve had it checked by your doctor. 

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Topics: triglyceride, lipid panel, lipid

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