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.

Common symptoms reported by people with Hypertriglyceridemia

Common symptoms
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Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Hypertriglyceridemia

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Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Krill Oil)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Hypertriglyceridemia (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tricor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Hypertriglyceridemia (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Insomnia (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(CVS Fish Oil)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Hypertriglyceridemia (2)

Data from patients with Hypertriglyceridemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Hypertriglyceridemia

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Krill Oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hypertriglyceridemia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Fish taste burps
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Hypertriglyceridemia (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Sleepiness
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (11 evaluations)
Side effects
Lack of motivation Loss of short term memory 2 more
How many evaluations
14
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tricor)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Hypertriglyceridemia (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Daytime tiredness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Sleepiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Insomnia (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(CVS Fish Oil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Hypertriglyceridemia (2)

Data from patients with Hypertriglyceridemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Hypertriglyceridemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 7
30s 35
40s 57
50s 75
60s 29
70+ 9

Sex

Distribution of sex

65% Female
35% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 11
30-39 years 14
40-49 years 18
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 164
Not Diagnosed 4

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