YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Triglycerides are a major source of energy in our blood, but too much of it leads to significant health consequences.

Too high of triglyceride levels, or hypertriglyceridemia, leads to increased risks of heart disease, stroke and fatty liver, among others.

What happens during hypertriglyceridemia? What changes should you make?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of regulating your triglyceride levels.

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