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Maybe you've been eating fast food more often than should, or you're not getting your recommended two-and-ahalf hours of exercise each week. Or, it could be that you smoke, your blood pressure is too high. Well, for whatever reason, you may be concerned your risk of getting heart disease. Well, few tests can help you learn that risk, so you start making healthy lifestyle changes to reduce it. Coronary risk profile is group of blood tests that measure your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Why is it important to these levels? Because if you have too many of these in your blood from eating foods like burgers and French fries, they can clog your arteries. Eventually, your arteries can become so clogged that you'll have heart attack or stroke. Men should have their cholesterol test by time they're 35. Women should have it checked age 45. If you have condition like Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or high blood pressure, have your cholesterol checked now, no matter what your age. To measure your cholesterol, your doctor will give you blood test. If you're also having your triglyceride level check, you may be told not to eat or drink anything for 8 to 12 hours before test. Depending upon your heart risk, doctor may measure just your total cholesterol level, or your total cholesterol along with your LDL, or bad cholesterol, HDL, or good and Triglycerides. If you're at average risk of getting heart disease, your goal is to have total cholesterol of less than 200 milligrams per deciliter, LDL cholesterol lower than 130 milligrams per deciliter, HDL cholesterol higher than 40 milligrams per deciliter if you're man, or 50 if you're woman-the higher better, and Triglycerides of less than 150 also, lower better. Although some illnesses, like arthritis, can raise your cholesterol level, generally having high cholesterol Mean that you're at increased risk heart disease and stroke. It's sign you need to work harder to keep heart healthy. If your cholesterol levels normal, that's great! That Mean that you're right, you're exercising, and you're taking good care of your health. You don't need to another cholesterol test for about five years. But if your cholesterol level is high, or you've got heart disease, high blood pressure, or Diabetes, you'll need to have your cholesterol levels checked more often. Keeping close tabs on your cholesterol and triglyceride levels is one way that you can take charge of your health, and change it for better.

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What Are Triglycerides?

In addition to cholesterol, you might hear about your triglycerides, another kind of fat found in bloodstream. Women should pay attention to this. High levels of triglycerides seem to predict even greater risk for heart disease women compared with men, said Michos. When you in more calories than you need, your body converts extra calories into triglycerides, which are then stored in fat cells. Triglycerides are used by body for energy, but people with excess triglycerides have higher risk of medical problems, including cardiovascular disease. Drinking lot of alcohol and eating foods containing simple carbohydrates, saturated fats and trans fats contributes to high triglycerides. High levels may also be caused by health conditions such as underactive thyroid, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome or kidney disease. Triglycerides also circulate in bloodstream on particles that may contribute to plaque formation. Many people with high triglycerides other risk factors for atherosclerosis, including high LDL levels or low HDL levels, or abnormal blood sugar levels. Genetic studies have also shown some association between triglycerides cardiovascular disease.

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Triglyceride level

Studies show that carbohydrates play important role in controlling triglyceride level. Diets high in carbohydrates, especially sugar, increase triglycerides. Exercise can lower triglycerides and increase HDL cholesterol. Even if you dont lose exercise can help control your triglyceride level. Mayo Clinic recommends changes lifestyle habits to help treat high triglyceride levels. Changes include: losing weight, reducing calories, not eating sugary or refined foods, choosing healthier fats, such as fats in plant-base foods or fish, reducing your alcohol consumption, getting enough exercise, which is at least 30 minutes at moderate intensity on most days of week, treatments that focus on primary cause for high triglycerides, such as following, should be strongly consider: diabetes obesity alcohol use disorder renal failure common medications or supplements that can help you control your triglyceride level include: omega-3s niacin fibrates statins high triglyceride and high cholesterol levels often occur together. When this happen, your treatment will focus on lowering levels through medication and lifestyle changes. It is important to work your doctor and dietitian to reduce high triglyceride levels through both medication and lifestyle changes.

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