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Is 245 total cholesterol really bad

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Have a HDL - 122, LDL - 87 and total cholesterol - 220. Is this bad?

I have a HDL level of 122 and an LDL level of 87. Total Cholesterol of 220. Is this bad? ...
 

Feeling pain in the chest. Total cholesterol 178. Worried?

of chest, got my LIPID profile done, Latest report says LDL 98, HDL 25, Total cholesterol is 178, Serum ...
 

High cholesterol, done blood test. How to lower cholesterol?

Hi, I am 29 yrs old and 5'1 and 168lbs. Got my blood test results back today and my total cholesterol is 212... hdl is 38 and ldl is 145. How bad is this and what can I do to bring down bad ...
 

Cholesterol test done showing total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides. low cholesterol diet recommended. Cause of concern ?

pizza and mexican food once or twice a week. My total cholesterol is 216. HDL 71, LDL 133, Triglycerides 61. My letter just states to follow a low cholesterol diet. No mention of medication or followup ...
 

Total cholesterol 271, HDL 63, LDL 169, triglycerides 195. How to lower naturally?

I got the lab results from my last bloodwork. My cholesterol is on up there. Total cholesterol ... this year & all I really remember is that my total was 244. I have been trying to lower my cholesterol ...
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Total cholesterol 213. Is it high ?

i am a 50year old woman, 5ft 3inch 118 pounds total cholestrol 213 ldl is 115 tryglidecries is 93 and hdl 74, is the total cholestrol no high ...
 

High SGPT, high total cholesterol, high good cholesterol, high stress. Family history of heart disease. Suggestions?

Recent annual labs show elevated SGPT. Repeat labs are negative for all Hep strains, but total cholesterol of 250. My good cholesterol is SUPER high. Has a US today and all is well. Extremely good diet ...
 

What is my cholesterol level?

my total cholesterol is 6.8mmol/l my hdl is 0.92mmol/l my ldl is 5.1mmol/l my hdl ratio is 7.4 is this very bad im 40years old ...
 

Is it normal to have total cholesterol at 174 ?

BLOOD TEST REPORT CHOLESTROL TOTAL 174 TRIG 105 HDL 48 LDL 105 VLDL 21 TC/HDL RATIO 3.60 THYROID T3 1.11, T4 9.20, TSH 4.12 KINDLY LET ME KNOW IF IT IS ALRIGHT ...
 

Assessed on risk of coronary disease. Done total cholesterol. On crestor. Critical, improve cholesterol?

of which 14 points for age and 1 point for total cholesterol level of 5.2 mmol/L. Now he prescribed me 5mg Crestor. My question is: is it critical? Can I improve cholesterol level through diet and exercise ...
 

Blood results showed 165 cholesterol. Advised no medication. Is this total cholesterol level?

me I didn t need any medicine. So my question is, is 165 my total cholesterol level? Claire ...I just had a physical last week and got my blood results today. My doctor said my cholesterol ...
 

My total cholesterol is 253 at 27years of age is it OK ?

Hi following are mine lipid profile tested at two diff labs in 2 month interval Lipid profile on 16th June Total 182 HDL 32 LDL 111 Triglycerides 294 VLDV 59 Lipid Profile on 22th August Total 253 HDL ...
 

How can his total cholesterol be lower than the triglycerides ?

and I have questions about his cholesterol readings. His total cholesterol was 193, which is good ... ldl is 90 (good).... How can his total cholesterol be lower than the triglycerides? I looked ...
 

Total cholesterol 249 - Do I really need medication ?

I m 38 and just had a health screening this morning. I had a cup of coffee and a bagel with cream cheese before the test (prob. should have fasted). Total Cholesterol: 249, HDL: 64, TC/HDL: 3.9, LDL: 141 ...
 

Are my cholesterol levels normal ?

My HDL is 51 LDL is 133 , triglycerides is 71 total cholesterol is 198 is that good? ...
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What is too low of cholesterol
hi thanks for using healthcare magic Low cholesterol mean less level of LDL. Lower cholesterol is usually better, but in rare cases having a low level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol or a low total cholesterol level could increase your risk of some health problems like depression, cancer, low birth weight of child in pregnancy. Thanks
 
my Father's cholesterol levels are high total cholesterol> 290 mg/dl,triglyceride> 266,hdl cholesterol> 61, ldl cholesterol> 175, vldl cholesterol> 53.2.
Hi there, Thanks for your query. Levels of all components of Lipids are high. Get his Thyroid check done. He needs to take Statin group of drugs to bring down cholesterol levels. Low fat diet, regular exercises + Statins will lower cholesterols. Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
 
What is the best tretment for cholisterol %3F
Hi, Lifestyle changes such as exercising and eating a healthy diet are the first line of defense against high cholesterol. Specific choice of medication or combination of medications depends on various factors, including your individual risk factors, your age, your current health and possible side effects. Losing even 5 to 10 pounds can help lower total cholesterol levels. A diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol
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