Hypertriglyceridemia

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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

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What do patients take to treat Hypertriglyceridemia and its symptoms?

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

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?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 31
40s 58
50s 50
60s 22
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

64% Females
36% 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 14
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 135
Not Diagnosed 4

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