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Fish Oil Helps Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)

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We have written about the benefits of fish oil in reducing triglycerides in the past and now a study looking at whether fish oil helps chronic heart failure was recently published in the journal Heart. The study was an analysis of data taken from 7 trials that had a total of 825 participants. The study… [Read the Rest]

Foods That Endanger Heart Health

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Despite all the controversy about the triglycerides diet, there are no arguments that there are certain foods that endanger heart health. And, as research continues to be done, that list is growing longer. Even foods once thought to be health, or at least neutral when it came to heart health are making the list. Here… [Read the Rest]

Health Effect Of Years Of High Triglycerides

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You can have high triglycerides for a long time and not even know it. That is because there may be no symptoms with high triglycerides. People can have triglyceride levels of  1000 mg/dl and have no clue that this is happening. Just for a reference point, optimal triglycerides are below 100 mg/dl after fasting. What… [Read the Rest]

Energy Drinks May Endanger Heart Health

Energy drinks are all the rage now-a-days,  especially among people who are looking for a good and instant rush of energy. The way these drinks work is by increasing your blood pressure and your heart rate. This gives you the kick-start you are looking for. But, there is evidence that energy drinks may endanger heart… [Read the Rest]

Fish Oil Supplements Lower Triglycerides

One of the methods of lowering triglycerides naturally is through the use of Omega-3 fatty acids, which can be found in dietary sources and supplements such as fish oil supplements, krill oil, flaxseed oil and other nuts and vegetable oils. In this article, we are going to examine the use of fish oil supplements to… [Read the Rest]

Triglycerides and Alcohol

If you are dealing with high triglycerides, your doctor may have told you to stop drinking because triglycerides and alcohol don’t mix. If fact, even just one drink, whether it is wine, beer, hard liquor or even red wine, can increase the amount of triglycerides in your blood.  Just what is it about alcohol and… [Read the Rest]

Lifestyle Choices Could Help In Lowering Triglycerides

It is a fact that lifestyle choices could help to lower triglycerides. Lifestyle habits play a big role on the body’s triglycerides. For a lot of people, having good health habits are needed to keep triglycerides under control. But for those who have high triglycerides, making changes with your lifestyle can greatly help. Yes, medications… [Read the Rest]

Cholesterol and Triglycerides Risk for Heart Disease

Cholesterol and triglycerides are fat-like substances produced by your body plus consumed through what you eat. Although the cells of your body need both, excesses of either cholesterol or triglycerides or both can build up in your blood vessels. When this happens it can cause your blood vessels to narrow which in turn reduces blood… [Read the Rest]

Learn How to Lower High Triglycerides

Learning how to lower triglycerides is the one of the first steps you need to take when you have been diagnosed with a high triglyceride level. Choosing to ignore your triglyceride level is not an option if you are looking to have a long, healthy life. Diet and lifestyle? Natural supplements? Prescription medicine? What treatment… [Read the Rest]

Lower Triglycerides Important for Health

Lower triglycerides, as in many things in health, means healthier.  Lower weight, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol…in general, lower is better.  This holds true with your triglyceride levels, too. Lower triglycerides will give you long term health benefits. And not only for the health of your heart but for other vital organs in your body…. [Read the Rest]