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A 35-year-old female asked:

Good morning if my cholesterol is at 5.53 is that considered high?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: It is slightly higher than the desired level. Losing weigh will help. Reduce your intake of saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week.

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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hey if my cholesterol is at 5.53 is that considered high?

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Dr. Gerson marius Kolbe
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Dyslipidaemia: Yes, according to the South African Lipid guidelines it is considered to be mildly elevated. Normal values are below 5 and ideally it should be below 4,1 and even as low as 3. You will need to see a dietician and it won't hurt to see your GP as well.

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