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Maybe you 've been eating fast food more often than you should, or you are not getting your recommended two - and - half hours of each week. Or, it could be that smoke, or your blood pressure is too high. Well, for whatever reason, may be concerned about your risk of getting heart disease. Well, few tests can you learn that risk, so you can 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 too many of these substances 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 it checked by age 45. If you have condition like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or high blood pressure, have your cholesterol checked now, no matter your age. To measure your cholesterol, your doctor will give you blood test. If you are 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, bad cholesterol, HDL, or good cholesterol, and triglycerides. If you have 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 men or 50 if you re women - higher better, and triglycerides of less than 150 also, lower better. Although some like arthritis, can raise your cholesterol level, generally having high cholesterol means that you re at increased risk for heart disease and stroke. It's sign need to work harder to keep your heart healthy. If your levels are normal, that's great! That means that you are eating right, you are exercising, and you are good care of your health. You don't need to have another cholesterol test about five years. But if your cholesterol level is high, or you 've already got heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, you 'll need to have 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?

Your triglycerides are measured when you get lipid panel, or blood to check your cholesterol. Triglycerides are simply fat in blood. Everyone has some as your body needs them to survive. Your body makes triglycerides on its own, but others come from food you eat. If they get too high, your risk of heart disease can increase, especially your good cholesterol is too low. Triglyceride levels are broken down as normal: Less than 150 mg / dL Borderline High: 150 199 mg / dL High: 200 499 mg / dL Very High: 500 mg / dL or above, when you get your blood test results, your triglycerides will be list. If yours are High or above, your physician may talk with you about ways you can improve your numbers.

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Topic Overview

Most Common Causes Of High Triglycerides Are Obesity And Poorly Controlled Diabetes. If you are overweight and are not active, you may have high triglycerides, especially if you eat lot of carbohydrates or sugary foods or drink lot of alcohol. Binge drinking of alcohol can cause dangerous spikes in triglyceride levels that can trigger inflammation of pancreas. Other causes of high triglycerides hypothyroidism, Kidney disease, and certain inherited lipid disorders. Estrogen therapy, which may be used menopause symptoms, may also raise triglyceride levels. Certain medicines may raise triglycerides. These medicines include: tamoxifen. Steroids. Beta - blockers. Diuretics. Birth control pills. High triglycerides occur on their own. They are associated with other conditions. High triglycerides are part of metabolic syndrome, group of medical problems that increase your risk of heart stroke, and diabetes. Metabolic syndrome include: high triglycerides. Low HDL cholesterol. High blood pressure. High blood sugar. Too much fat, especially around waist.

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