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Hi my NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL is140 and my ldl is 121. Too abnormal? Thank you

Hi my NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL is140 and my ldl is 121. Too abnormal? Thank you

Mildly Elevated: Non-HDL cholesterol is a better predictor of cardiovascular risk than traditional LDL cholesterol measurements. The National Lipid Association (lipids. Org), of which I am a founding member, officially published guidelines stating this on September 15th 2014. Lipid levels are one of several cardiac risks factors including high blood pressure, and cigarette smoking that determine cardiac risk ...Read more

Dr. James Underberg
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Hdl Cholesterol (Definition)

Lipoprotein particles carry fat molecules: cholesterol, phospholipids ; triglycerides around the body in the water outside cells, including the blood. These particles vary in types of protein on the outer surface, ↓density ; ↑size (5 groups) according to the number of fat molecules carried. High density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is the amount of cholesterol ...Read more


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HDL 34, total cholestelrol 160, triglyceroides 75, lp (a) is 5, non HDL cholesterol 131 and LDL 115. How are these numbers?

HDL 34, total cholestelrol 160, triglyceroides 75, lp (a) is 5, non HDL cholesterol 131 and LDL 115. How are these numbers?

Not great: Hi. You have good triglycerides and Lp (a). But you have an isolated low HDL (i.e., not associated with hi triglycerides) and a higher than goal LDL. Your non-HDL is actually 126 if your tot. Cool. And HDL are correct as stated. Your low HDL is not a treatment target. Do you have a family history of premature atherosclerotic disease? Eat healthily and exercise regularly, and DON'T SMOKE! Good luck! ...Read more

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HDL levels are 47mg/dL, LDL levels are 132 mg/dL and non-HDL cholesterol is 151 mg/dL. Ldl/HDL ratio is 2.81.Any concerns? I am trying to conceive.

No: These are great numbers. Donot worry and good luck with conception. No need for any cholesterol medication. Eat well, exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle overall. ...Read more

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What are LDL & HDL cholesterol?

Lipoproteins.: Ldl (low density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein) are types of cholesterol. Ldl is so-called "bad cholesterol" because it increases the risk of heart disease by causing hardening of the arteries/atherosclerosis. Hdl is considered "good cholesterol" since it removes cholesterol from the walls of arteries. ...Read more

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Fat in nuts lowers hdl-cholesterol, or the fat in nuts lowers ldl- cholesterol?

Fat in nuts lowers hdl-cholesterol, or the fat in nuts lowers ldl- cholesterol?

Nuts good for HDL: Eating nuts tends to increase HDL (good) cholesterol and decrease LDL (bad) cholesterol. The effect is larger if triglycerides are also elevated. See this excellent review paper for more information:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3257681

also remember that weight loss and exercise improve cardiovascular risk substantially. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could lower my (ldl) cholesterol and raise my (hdl) cholesterol?

Can you tell me how I could lower my (ldl) cholesterol and raise my (hdl) cholesterol?

Fitness is the key: Medication and perhaps even diet may have an impact, but if it is at all possible, get back into that aerobic fitness lifestyle that you enjoyed so much as a teenager. It will probably not just raise your HDL but protect your heart and brain, and make you feel far better. What a fine gift to give yourself! ...Read more

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My non-hdl cholesterol is considered too low. Hdl-c is 77, ldl-c is 75 (vldl 13/ldl 62), total c is 152. Could this contribute to sarcopenia?

Nothing I can: Find in the literature! However, those numbers are very good from a lipid standpoint= good for heart ; blood vessels. ...Read more

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My test results Jan 2016 (Non HDL cholesterol 162) (HDL ratio 3.8%) (cholesterol in LDL 147) (triglycerides 76) (cholesterol in HDL 58) When to recheck? What should I do for more ideal numbers?

Exercise: 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. Having said that, your LDL is higher than desired. You should reduce intake of saturated fat and exercise, about 150 minutes/week. You may recheck in a year or so.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Cholesterol 100mg/dl (140-240), HDL cholesterol 37, 5mg/dl (>55), LDL 230ui (135-225), also vit d is 17.Should I worry about cholesterol? I'm treating vit d

Worry re:other risks: First, I presume you mean your chol. Is 230 and LDL 100. The only reason to worry about chol. Is to lower risk of heart disease but your chol. Is not very high and even having normal chol. Does not protect against heart disease. The real cause of heart disease is inflammation. See http://www. Sott. Net/article/242516-heart-surgeon-speaks-out-on-what-really-causes-heart-disease and my comment:. ...Read more

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How do you calculate the risks of the LDL and HDL cholesterol ratio?

Not easily: The LDL and HDL ratio is not routinely advised. A better calculation is perhaps cholesterol minus hdl-c or non-hdl-c.
In many instances this number should not exceed 30 beyond your ldl-c goal which is based on your own risk. If your ldl-c goal is 70 then non-hdl goal is 100 or less. The triglyceride/hdl ratio may be predictive of risk as well as diabetes. Some believe it should be less than 3. ...Read more

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I had a wellness check up. HDL cholesterol is 57 is rhis bad? LDL is 80 tiral cholesterol 173.

I had a wellness check up. HDL cholesterol is 57 is rhis bad? LDL is 80 tiral cholesterol 173.

Favorable: Hi. That's a nice profile, with LDL well under 100. HDL is good at 57. Based on the HDL, LDL, and total cholesterol, the calculation predicts a triglyceride of 180, which is a little high. The total cholesterol isn't a useful number other than playing a role in the calculations. Triglyceride can be very responsive to fat and sugar in the diet. ...Read more

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My cholesterol number is 216, LDL calculated is 143, HDL cholesterol is 46, triglycerides 134, HDL risk factor 4.7 is my cholesterol too high?

Yes: If you are otherwise healthy (no diabetes, strong family history of heart disease.) you should modify your diet to bring your LDL down. Your goal LDL depends on your risk factors. Please read this article for more information:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/cholesterol-levels/cl00001. ...Read more

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Cholesterol 228 HDL cholesterol 52 LDL cholesterol 161 trigylcerides 103 total cholestrol/HDL cholesterol ratio 4.4 Should I be worried. Help me.

Depends: All lab values need to be interpreted in context - target cholesterol varies on a patient to patient basis. The values above would generally be thought of as normal although a goal LDL should be less than 160. If you have medical comorbidities such as diabetes mellitus than your cholesterol should be lower. ...Read more

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Is it true that decreasing LDL cholesterol and increasing HDL cholesterol removed plaque from arteries?

Is it true that decreasing LDL cholesterol and increasing HDL cholesterol removed plaque from arteries?

Yes: Reducing LDL and increasing HDL can reduce plaque in arteries.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Total cholesterol is 232. Ldl direct is 150. Tc/hdl cholesterol ratio is 5.4...Do I need medication or is it normal?

Total cholesterol is 232. Ldl direct is 150. Tc/hdl cholesterol ratio is 5.4...Do I need medication or is it normal?

Depends on Particles: More than cholesterol, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is related to the number of LDL (LDL-P) and HDL particles (HDL-P). Because cholesterol in LDL and HDL particles is highly variable cholesterol levels often disagree with particle number. When cholesterol and particle number disagree CVD risk tracks with high LDL-P and/or low HDL-P, not LDL-C or HDL-C. Talk to your doctor about next steps. ...Read more

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How does saturated fat raise HDL cholesterol levels and polyunsaturated fat raise ldl?

Other way 'round!: If you want to lower your "bad" ldl, less saturated and more polyunsaturated fat is important. To raise your "good" hdl, lose weight, exercise and drink modestly (eg, one glass of red wine daily). If you are a smoker, stop. ...Read more

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I have uric acid 13.6mg/dl, triglyceride 572mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 28.5mg/dl and LDL 24mg/dl. What diet should I take?

I have uric acid 13.6mg/dl, triglyceride 572mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 28.5mg/dl and LDL 24mg/dl. What diet should I take?

Discuss with ur MD: Low cholesterol, low salt diet. Avoid food that is rich in purine-like animal product. Also avoid alcohol especially beer, avoid food sweetened by high fructose corn syrup, choose complex carbohydrate. Drink plenty of fluids/water. I encourage you to exercise regularly. If you are overweight- you need to lose your weight. Follow up with your MD and follow your MD's recommendation.- i.e medication ...Read more

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Is HDL Cholesterol 35 mg/dL risky for 57+ yr female with total Cholesterol 155, LDL Cholesterol 97.2 & Triglyceride 114?

Still harmful.: Granted your LDL and triglycerides are at great levels, but this doesn't take away from the fact that a low HDL level is an independent risk factor for heart disease. This level needs to be brought up by cardiovascular exercise, Niacin, fish oil supplementation. ...Read more

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Hdl cholesterol: 28l cholesterol/hdl ratio: 5.8h LDL chol, calculate:99 triglycerides: 173 h can someone interpret this for me?

Hdl cholesterol: 28l cholesterol/hdl ratio: 5.8h LDL chol, calculate:99 triglycerides: 173 h can someone interpret this for me?

Low HDL/High Triglyc: You have slightly high triglycerides if it is a true fasting specimen;if not you need to repeat it with a fasting specimen
secondly you have low hdl,
these blood results have to be interpreted along with history of other risk factors like smoking, obesity, family history of early cardiovascular diseas, hypertension;diabetese
you need to be on low sugar diet and need to exercise, and oily fish;omega 3. ...Read more

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What causes HDL cholesterol to be low (35) for 57+ yr female while total cholesterol 155, LDL 98, TG 114, HbA1c 4.8, FBS 91 & PPBS 94?

What causes HDL cholesterol to be low (35) for 57+ yr female while total cholesterol 155, LDL 98, TG 114, HbA1c 4.8, FBS 91 & PPBS 94?

Many possibilities: Low HDL has multiple causes. Smoking, lack of exercise, genetics, high carbohydrate diet especially when combined with lack of activity. Primary approaches to improve HDL include quit smoking, aerobic exercise daily, low glycemic index foods, balanced diet, one handful of nuts and seeds daily, regular consumption of red grapes. ...Read more

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I'm 27 but my lipid profile is total cholesterol 199.0 mg/dl, LDL cholesterol 146.3 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 33 mg/dl. Is this profile normal?

I'm 27 but my lipid profile is total cholesterol 199.0 mg/dl, LDL cholesterol 146.3 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 33 mg/dl. Is this profile normal?

Dyslipidemia: Your total and LDL are at higher limits and as u grow older they will get worse in addition u have a condition of lower HDL which incresed your risk of cardiovascular disease the present medicines available fail to change this risk though can change lipid levels you also have a high chance of becoming a diabetic all is not lost good lifestyle like a mediterranean diet and exercise will help. ...Read more

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Age45+ biochemistry report is "total cholesterol 235 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 40mg/dl, LDL cholesterol 148mg/dl, triglycerides 230mg/dl " report?

Age45+ biochemistry report is "total cholesterol 235 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 40mg/dl, LDL cholesterol 148mg/dl, triglycerides 230mg/dl " report?

Let's get serious: It's time to have a visit with your physician who's acquainted with your family history, other lifestyle stuff, and personal preferences. Whatever else, this would be a great time to get back into that fitness-focused lifestyle you enjoyed so much when you were younger. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My Alkaline Phosphatase is 163 U/L, monocytes are 15%, HDL cholesterol at 75 mg/dl and LDL is 46 mg/dl. These are all abnormal. What could be wrong?

My Alkaline Phosphatase is 163 U/L, monocytes are 15%, HDL cholesterol at 75 mg/dl and LDL is 46 mg/dl. These are all abnormal. What could be wrong?

Courage: Your HDL of 75 and LDL of 46 are "abnormal" in a healthy way. Those are good numbers. Monocytes of 15% are of no clinical significance in isolation. The Alk Phos of 163 requires some investigation. First, it should be repeated. If persistently elevated, other tests should be done. There are many causes but galls stones are the commonest cause and should be excluded first. ...Read more

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29y/o male with LDH 229 iu/l, HDL Cholesterol 34 mg/dl, LDL Cholesterol calc 110mg/dl. Are these levels to be concerned with? Smokeless tobacco user

29y/o male with LDH 229 iu/l, HDL Cholesterol 34 mg/dl, LDL Cholesterol calc 110mg/dl. Are these levels to be concerned with? Smokeless tobacco user

A bit: B"sd
ldh -? lactate dehydrogenase enzyme level- is a non-specific test that comes from liver and muscle -? liver enzymes, ? hx heavy exercise and possibly repeat in a few weeks. LDL a bit high and HDL a bit low - especially if family coronary artery disease most would recommend redoubled lifestyle measures and repeat in some months. Anthropometric risk at http://ce180c.engr. Ccny. Cuny. ...Read more

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My lipid profile. Serum cholesterol 195.And HDL cholesterol is 43.And LDL cholesterol is 105.And vldl cholesterol is 48. Triglyceride 240?

Normal: These are normal values. Lower, of course, is always better. If you have known heart disease, these values are not low enough for secondary prevention, but if you don't have heart disease, your values are reasonable for primary prevention. Again, lower is always better. ...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


Dr. William Cromwell
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Ldl (Definition)

LDL, or low density lipoprotein, is a molecule in the body that transports lipids (fats) from the liver to other organs in the body. Because LDL cholesterol can get deposited in blood vessels which leads to cardiovascular disease, LDL cholesterol is ...Read more