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what is a normal cholesterol level for women over 50

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: Any form of aerobic exercise that you do daily for at least half an hour shuould help lower your cholesterol if you also keep your lipid intake low in ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
About 200 mg/dL: Cholesterol level is only one of the issues in determining risk of heat disease. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/he ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Target cholesterol levels Triglycerides (bad cholesterol): less than 100 mg/dl HDL (good cholesterol): more than 60 mg/dl For ways to reduce choleste ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lower abd pain+: Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcer ... Read More
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Under 200: a normal cholesterol level for your age is under 200mg/dl. 200-239 is borderline and 240 or higher is considered high
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nee to look at more: Than just cholesterol. See this site for more info. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/labtests/lipid.aspx.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Depends: Morning.General guidelines are a level of below 5mmol/l for everyone.HOWEVER,if you have other problems such as BP/Diabetes,the above value must be de ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not too high: Cholesterol of 5.3 is not abnormally high. However you need evaluation of all the lipids. If you wish to reduce your cholesterol first step would be t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Caldwell
30 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol Level: Checking your cholesterol is important at your age so you can identify a potential issue that can contribute to your future risk of heart attacks and ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: Treating elevated blood lipids is not a short term thing. If the diet and exercise have been modified and the lipids have lowered enough, that might b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
94 IU/L not normal: Your total cholesterol level is acceptable at 201 mg/dl, but it would be significantly lower in many young men your age. The more concerning thing is ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: 150mg/dl.

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