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A 66-year-old female asked:

I am 66 and on 5 mg of crestor. my total cholesterol is 181. my triglycerides are 201, hdl-50, ldl-99. ratio is 3.6. is this good or bad?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Depends: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, your triglyceride is higher than desired. If you are overweight. losing weight will help. Wish you good health!
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