Why It’s Bad to Have High Triglycerides

When your aging parent goes to the doctor, they probably have a number of routine tests. The medical staff checks their blood pressure and performs certain blood tests. They probably also check cholesterol levels and triglycerides. You might know what cholesterol is, but triglycerides aren’t often talked about. However, they are an important factor in your parent’s heart health. What are Triglycerides? Triglycerides are sometimes called lipids. They are a kind of fat found in the body. They play an important role ... Read more