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What is a normal range for HDL cholesterol?

What is a normal range for HDL cholesterol?

>50 or >55: In general, for good heart health the generally recommended level for HDL is > 50 for men and > 55 for women. But it can be more complicated that that: you cannot rely completely on these simple numbers, and you can not look at numbers in isolation. ...Read more

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Normal range for anti-TPO levels?

Normal range for anti-TPO levels?

Positive anti-TPO or: Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies means antibodies are present which act against thyroid cells leading to hypothyroidism. Mayo clinic cites that values >9.0 iu/ml as generally associated with autoimmune thyroiditis, but elevations are also seen in other autoimmune diseases. Other labs may differ so it is important to speak with physician regarding lab result interpretation. ...Read more

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What is normal range for TSH levels?

What is normal range for TSH levels?

Depends on lab, but: Depends alot on the lab you use: most run roughly from 0.3 to about 5.0. But - this is important - most endocrinologists now consider anything above (roughly) 2.0-2.5 to be elevated, meaning an under-active thyroid. See your doctor for more specifics. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for cholesterol without fasting?

Total or fractions?: Optimal total cholesterol is under 200 but we look more at the fractions. Many women have such a high good cholesterol (HDL) that a mildly elevated total cholesterol won't carry any risk. ...Read more

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HDL normal, triglycerid normal, HDL normal, non-HDL normal but why Total cholesterol is low 3.61 mol/l ? What are risks for health ?

None: 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 total cholesterol is okay. 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 or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is a normal range for TSH levels?

What is a normal range for TSH levels?

0.4–4.0 µIU/mL: However, the upper limit may be slightly too high, with several studies showing TSH above 2 may be associated with increased risk of hypothyroidism later in life. This is the normal range for adults. It is different for children. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for blood glucose level?

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What is the normal range for blood glucose level?

Agree but: Agree with dr gupta, with exception that A1c > 5.7% may suggest pre-diabetes.. ...Read more

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What is the usual normal range for TSH levels?

What is the usual normal range for TSH levels?

0.5 - 5.0: In general, people with no known thyroid conditions will have TSH values between 0.5 and 5.0. Each lab determines its own normal range, and the lower limit can range from 0.2 - 0.6, and the upper limit from 2.5 to 6.0. There are some doctors who feel that the upper limit of normal is too high and that treatment should be considered for anyone with symptoms and TSH over 2.5 to 3.0. ...Read more

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What is a normal range for TSH and T4 levels?

What is a normal range for TSH and T4 levels?

Depends: It really depends on the assay used to check the levels. Most assays have a range for example from 0.3-->3. Some have up to 5. Most often there is no need to treat unless the number is > 10 unless the patient is pregnant or symptomatic. For Free t4 you need to see the reference range as it can vary from lab to lab quite a bit depending on the assay used. ...Read more

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What is the average normal for ldl, HDL and vldl cholesterol level. Iam 48 yrs old

Cholesterol: Hdl levels >60mg/dl are good, 36-59 acceptable and 190 is very high. The vldl normally ranges between 5 - 40 mg/dl. But to understand this you must have triglyceride levels, total cholesterol and a full detailed medical history and exam. ...Read more

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What is normal testosteron range for women?

What is normal testosteron range for women?

It depends on the la: It depends on the lab but usually less than 70. The measurement of free testosterone and certain other male metabolites may be helpful in analysis. ...Read more

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What is considered a normal range for serum ferritin levels in women?

What is considered a normal range for serum ferritin levels in women?

See below: The range may vary with the method uses and you need to use the reference range provided by the laboratory that did the test. In general 12-150 is normal. You may consult this site for more info: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003490.htm 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. ...Read more

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What is a normal TSH range for men?

What is a normal TSH range for men?

0.5 to 5.0: Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) blood test runs from approximately .5 to 4.5/5.0. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

Below 140: But there are a lot of variables that can affect this - how long ago someone ate, how much they ate, the mix of carbs, fat, and protein, as well as the mix of simple and complex carbs. For this reason, a fasting blood sugar is preferred for determine whether or not someone has diabetes. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for iron levels?

See below: Iron: 60-170 mcg/dL (micrograms per deciliter) is the normal range. See this site listed below for more information. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003488.htm ...Read more

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What is the normal range for thyroid levels?

What is the normal range for thyroid levels?

What is Normal: Every lab has a different standard for normal. And it depends on if you are looking at TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone), free T4 or total t3 (liothyronine). Find out the lab normals, and what is exactly being tested. ...Read more

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Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Same: Except for newborns, normal fasting blood sugars range from 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours after eating blood sugar should be no higher than 139 mg/dl to be considered in the normal range. ...Read more

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