Triglycerides 199 mg/dl
Is a triglyceride level of 199 mg/dl an adequate level?
If a person has a triglyceride level of 199 mg/dl it is considered a borderline high level.
Triglycerides are a type of fat in the blood that can increase the risk of heart disease, especially in women. This is an indicator that is measured in milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl).
Currently, there are controllable elements that influence the existence of a triglyceride level of 199 mg/dl, for example, diet, weight or smoking. However, there are also uncontrollable elements that influence cholesterol levels, such as age, gender, genes or race.
How often should cholesterol tests be performed?
In order to know if a triglyceride level of 199 mg/dl is stable or if it has gone down or up, it is recommended to be tested on an ongoing basis. The frequency of these tests will depend on age, gender, family history and risk factors that influence cholesterol.
It should be remembered that this website is merely informative and is intended to inform about the recommended values or the meaning of the different parameters that the human body may have. For a correct evaluation of triglyceride levels, a medical professional should be consulted.