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Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 49-year-old male asked:

49 year old non smoker cholestral 251 hdl 40 ldl 165 triglyceride 228 is this bad ??

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not too bad.: Your risk of heart disease is increased a little over the average, but your 10 year risk of heart disease is actually fairly low. I guess 2%. Don't know your precise number because I do not know your blood pressure...Look at the Framingham Risk Score on line. Should put your mind at ease. Check your numbers with your doc so they can look at the bigger picture - Family history, other risks, etc.

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Should i get my lpa tested if I have a great cholesterol count of 94, HDL 47, LDL 34, triglycerides 64?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No.: Don't bother. Your framingham cardiac risk score - see internet for details and calculator- should be very low. Additional studies won't add much to this.
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A 38-year-old female asked:

Which cholesterol is the good ones and which ones are the bad? Ldl- vldl- hdl-triglycerides...

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Dr. Roberta Beals
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Non-hdl: Non-hdl is considered the worse of them all. Ldl and vldl can reflect the amount of non- HDL you have in your body. Hdl is protective and triglycerides are good if not above 150 fasting.
A 29-year-old female asked:

My husband is of 35 yrs. He has 754 triglyceride, cholestrol 237, HDL 32.6, LDL 134, vldl 70, chol:hdl=7.3, ldl:hdl=4.1 how to reduce, wats the risk involvd?

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Dr. Randee Lipman
Cardiology 38 years experience
Lipid profile: Your husband has high triglycerides and low hdl. This is associated with metabolic syndrome. That is large stomach and tendency for diabetes. The treatment is Niacin and fenofibrates. These drugs are not risky. Weight loss, diet and exercise is important. He is at high risk for pancreatitis, as well, if the triglycerides get higher. He is also at risk of heart disease. He needs to see a doctor.
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A 42-year-old female asked:

My cholesterol its 3.8mmol/l. Triglyceride its 0.6 n HDL it's 1.8 memo/l LDL .1.7 memo/l it's that good?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Lipids: Total cholesterol less than 5.2 mmol/l is excellent, as is an HDL of 1.6 mmol/l or greater. Triglycerides of less than 1.7 mmol/l is also very good. Sounds like your lipids are not a problem and you are doing quite well. This must, however, be correlated with your clinical overall picture. Good luck.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Cholesterol 192 triglycerides 194 HDL 44 LDL 128 iam 46 yrs old, is this healthy?

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Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 61 years experience
Broadly speaking,yes: It is preferable if your LDL was a little lower (under 100), and your triglycerides not over 175.

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