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Trig 225, choles total 220, hdl 28, LDL134..choles-total/ choles hdl ratio 7.9:1 very bad? what needs to be done to improve. 50 yrs of age. Thanks!

Trig 225, choles total 220, hdl 28, LDL134..choles-total/ choles hdl ratio 7.9:1 very bad? what needs to be done to improve. 50 yrs of age. Thanks!

Not very good: Your numbers are not very good and put you at increased risk for coronary artery disease. It is unlikely that you will get much improvement from diet alone unless you are highly motivated. You could try the Esselstyn diet. You should definitely establish with a health care professional and initiate drug therapy if diet is not effective in three months. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Hdl (Definition)

HDL, or high density lipoprotein, is a molecule in the body that is responsible for the transport of lipids (fats) from various organs including blood vessels back to the liver for processing and possible elimination. Because it helps prevent accumulation of lipids in blood vessels, HDL cholesterol is ...Read more


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Total col 226, HDL 56, LDL 151, LDL/HDL ratio 2.70. Is this good?

Total col 226, HDL 56, LDL 151, LDL/HDL ratio 2.70. Is this good?

Fair: Your good cholesterol and your bad cholesterol are both high, but your good cholesterol is proportionally higher than your bad cholesterol. So I would say, that this amounts to a modest elevation in your cholesterol. ...Read more

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Is tc/hdl ratio the same as hemoblobin a1c?

Is tc/hdl ratio the same as hemoblobin a1c?

No: The tc/hdl ratio divides your total cholesterol by you HDL cholesterol to give a risk ratio. Hgb a1c is totally unrelated, and is a measure of blood sugar control over an extended period. ...Read more

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My total cholestrol is 266 and ldl/hdl ratio is 3:1. What does this mean?

My total cholestrol is 266 and ldl/hdl ratio is 3:1. What does this mean?

Need Information: Cardiovascular (cvd) risk is related to the number of LDL particles (ldl-p) and HDL particles (hdl-p). When ldl-p is high or hdl-p is low cvd risk is elevated. Ratios report an LDL number divided by hdl. However, cvd risk can vary by 40% a the same ratio value. This is because you can get the same ratio with different LDL or HDL values. It is best to know the ldl-p and hdl-p individually. ...Read more

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My cholesterol/hdl ratio is 3.14 mmol/l. Is that normal?

My cholesterol/hdl ratio is 3.14 mmol/l. Is that normal?

CholesterolIncorrect: Cholesterol is a fat made by every animal cell on planet, part of every cell membrane, allows animals to move &has nothing to do with cardiovascular disease. The correct issues are low density lipoproteins &high density lipoproteins, complex proteins which transport all fat molecules around our body in the water outside cells, get an NMR lipoprotein test, then focus on correct issues. Good luck. ...Read more

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Did a cholesterol test & i don't know how to read it & total 144, HDL 35, total/hdl ratio 4.1 is this normal, high or low & BP 120/78?

Did a cholesterol test & i don't know how to read it & total 144, HDL 35, total/hdl ratio 4.1 is this normal, high or low & BP 120/78?

Cholesterol: The levels you report are basically normal. We also usually record the HDL and LDL as these give a bit more information. In someone with minimal or no risk factors an LDL up to 120 may be ok, if risk factors present we prefer 80ish. Hdl of 35 is a bit low. ...Read more

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Got some routine bloodwork back. My chol/hdl ratio was 2.5 and my ldl/hdl ratio was 1.1 is this something to celebrate or should I be concerned?

Got some routine bloodwork back.  My chol/hdl ratio was 2.5 and my ldl/hdl ratio was 1.1  is this something to celebrate or should I be concerned?

Cholesterol Ratio: The total cholesterol to HDL cholesterol ratio is a number that is helpful in predicting an individual's risk of developing atherosclerosis. The number is obtained by dividing the total cholesterol value by the value of the HDL cholesterol.The ideal cholesterol ratio (total chol/hdl) is about 3.5:1. Your ratio is very good. ...Read more

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Triglyceride: 225, choles total 220, choles hdl 28.0, choles LDL 134, choles-total/choles hdl ratio 7.9.1. Need to worry? Uroc acid 7.4 .. 50 yrs old

Triglyceride: 225, choles total 220, choles hdl 28.0, choles LDL 134, choles-total/choles hdl ratio 7.9.1.  Need to worry? Uroc acid 7.4 .. 50 yrs old

Yes: your lipid panel needs to be modified, hopefully by lifestyle changes, but you might need anti lipids,if treatment pending a concerted 6-12 month trial of diligent low saturated fat diet (less than 7 g sat fat/day) low glucose, 4x/week exercise (even walking briskly 30 min). U need to worry esp if u r of South Asian descent. HDL goal >40 mg/dl at least; LDL ...Read more

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What are chances of a mi with (cholesterol 175) --( trigliprides 36)--(-hdl 59)--(a1c 6.3%) ..Ldl/hdl ratio 1.84 just curious?

What are chances of a mi with (cholesterol 175) --( trigliprides 36)--(-hdl 59)--(a1c 6.3%) ..Ldl/hdl ratio  1.84    just curious?

Perfect cholesterol: These are perfect....Waning low risk numbers for a cholesterol panel. It would appear that you have little to no risk from cholesterol plaques. ...Read more