More than a third of adults in the U.S. have high triglyceride levels, a type of fat in the blood. High triglycerides levels are linked with heart attacks, heart disease and stroke, especially in people with low levels of ‘good’ HDL cholesterol and those with type 2 diabetes.
Fortunately, you can do many things on your own to lower triglycerides and improve your health. Firstly, you need to know if your triglycerides levels are high. Most people find out from a blood test, but you can also detect it with these warning signs—check them out!