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What can cause high triglyceride levels?

Ozgen Dogan
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Since triglycerides are the most diffused form of fat in our bodies, they are readily affected by changes in lifestyle, like losing weight, exercise, taking niacin, eating foods high in omega-3 and following a low-fat diet. Steroid hormones, too much alcohol, smoking, being overweight and diabetes increase them.

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