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High tryglycerides and TSH - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I am 43 (male) and have High Triglycerides and Thyroid. Want to control my weight and be fitter.
Doctor :  
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I will help you
User :   Weight is 80 Kg.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your triglyceride level?

User :   550+
Doctor :  
That is very high
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I dont want to scare you but it is hight
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So take immediate treatment
User :   I was told it is also linked to high TSH
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Do you have a low throid problem?
User :   High TSH
Doctor :   Ok
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TSH is high in hypothyroidism
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It influences triglycerides
User :   I have it since last 15 years (tsh)
Doctor :  
But whatever it is both require treatment
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Have you shown the report to a doctor?
User :   I take 1 Eltroxin eavery day and normally it is under control
Doctor :  
Thats good
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But TGs has also to be brought under control
User :   Is it only through medicime or even diet + exercice will do
Doctor :  
Both have a role
Doctor :   Now the TG 550 report, have you shown it to a doctor?

User :   Yes. He gave some medicines which I took for a month. I want to avaoid medicines and control the same with exercice / diet. Please advise
User :   Want advise on diet + exercise
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Are you there?
User :   Yes.
User :   unable to see the messages
User :   Are you able to see my messages.
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