Triglyceride help to store energy from the consumed food. It also helps to redistribute nutrition to various parts of the body. Low triglyceride may be due to conditions like hyperthyroidism and malnutrition.
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Are my low triglyceride levels due to an autoimmune disease or hyperthyroidism?
Query: Hello doctor, My cardiologist ordered a follow-up lipid test that showed very low TG levels. My follow-up appointment is next week when he will review the results, but I am a bit worried about the low TG levels. I have read that it might be a leading indicator of an autoimmune disease or hyperthyroi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly answer the below questions: Why did you see a cardiologist? Do you follow any specific diet? Do you have any medical conditions? Why was the 24 hours urine iodine checked? Are you on any medications? I suggest you repeat the ... Read Full »
My triglyceride level is 30. Is it very low?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33-year-old unmarried female with no disease ever diagnosed. I live a sedentary lifestyle with very little or no exercise. I do not smoke, and I do not diet, I am taking normal oily currys with bread. Recently I got my lipid profile done and saw that my triglycrides are 30. Is it ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your triglyseride level is too low and causes are low fat diet, hyperthyroidism, malabsorbation syndrome, malnutrition. These all are important causes of low triglyceride levels and minimum level must be up to 145. So how we can increse and what we should do, let us see... Read Full »