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A 24-year-old female asked:

My cholesterol is 253 (hdl=92, ldl=146) what do these numbers mean?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Not good!: For some reason, your results are outside the healthy range in each measure. You might find a good nutritionist who could help you find a diet plan - but a good physician is also needed. You are young and it strikes me as good since you have time to reshape your habits, but bad that it is so out of range already. Don't worry, but do take it seriously - as they say - like a heart attack!
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
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Dec 6, 2013

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