A 24-year-old member asked:
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is a high hdl level dangerous for the body?

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Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, it's protective.
Answered on Jan 19, 2016
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Dr. Donald Mantz
37 years experience Family Medicine
With no exceptions that I am aware of, the higher the better since it takes cholesterol out of blood vessels
Dec 19, 2011
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
No: In fact high good cholesterol if good for the person .It is the cleaning up transporter of bad cholesterol to liver to destroy the bad cholesterol.
Answered on Nov 8, 2014
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Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Hdl is the "good" cholesterol and is protective.
Answered on Dec 2, 2012

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HDL: Above 60 mg/dl is high- best level. High level means low risk.
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