The normal cholesterol level is less than 200mg/dl. You are in the borderline high level ( 200- 239)
after which is only high. High cholesterol
alone is associated with less risk., than If there is High blood pressure
, alcohol along with high cholesterol which complicates to stroke, heart disease
Along with regular exercise, healthy diet- avoiding ghee, butter, vanaspati., using olive oil, corn oil, cod liver oil , sunflower oil, fibre rich foods(vegetables) will help reducing LDL (bad cholesterol) and raising HDL (good cholesterol).