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What is Hypertriglyceridemia?

Hypertriglyceridemia is a condition of elevated triglyceride concentration in the blood. An inherited form occurs in familial hyperlipoproteinemia IIb and hyperlipoproteinemia type IV; linked to higher risk of heart disease and arteriosclerosis.

What is it like to have Hypertriglyceridemia?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Escitalopram
Zolpidem, Temazepam, Trazodone
Modafinil, Armodafinil, Shower/Tub Chair
Citalopram, Duloxetine, Venlafaxine
Tramadol, Gabapentin, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen

What do patients take to treat Hypertriglyceridemia and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(EPA Ultra, Sea-Omega, Dr. Mercola Krill Oil, Healthy Plus Omega-3)


(Minilip, Lopid)


These charts show data from Hypertriglyceridemia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hypertriglyceridemia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 168 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 29 say Hypertriglyceridemia is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 30
40s 58
50s 45
60s 19
70+ 3


Distribution of females vs. males

65% Females
35% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 126
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Hypertriglyceridemia patients who have completed their condition history
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