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Should I Be Concerned If My Cholesterol Is 218 And My Ldl Is 140
Mildly: A total cholesterol of 218 is mildly elevated and a LDL is borderline elevated if you have no other risk factors for heart disease like a BP over 140/90, a HDL under 45, smoking, or diabetes. If you don't have these risk factors the primary therapy is diet and exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i be concerned if my cholesterol is 189, HDL 38 , ldl3.6 , direct LDL 136 am i to close to the danger?
No, but could do: Better. Ideally LDL should be below 130 and HDL should be above 40.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 in any form. ...Read more
CHolesterol 218: age 61 post menopausal female. LDL: 78; HDL 127. Walk 5-8 miles daily. Should I be concerned? Don't smoke/drink. Thanks.
Should I be concerned about having an LDL cholesterol level of 25? I've been reading about the connection between that and other conditions and risks?
Please see your: doc. Cholesterol is needed for many bodily functions. If it is too low that is not good and we are very focused on lowering cholesterol these days. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my total cholesterol is112,hdl is 58,ldl is 42.8,trygly is 56, vldl is 11.2 do I need to be concerned because my cholesterol is low?
No: Enjoy life!! These are great numbers.Get a more detailed answer ›
No But Yes over time: Cholesterol made by every animal cell ; not correct issue; promoted because always present ; ?ed $ to measure. Lowest cv ds rates correlate with total cholesterol ~110 mg/dl. A single LDL particle carries 3k-6k fat molecules. Ldl-c not measured from your blood; guessed (t. Chol - hdl-c - 1/5 trigs). Optimal trig <100. Best get NMR lipoprotein test ; get ldl-p <700 nmol/l ; large-hdl-p >9 ?mol/l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total cholesterol 121, Tri 59, HDL 53, Real LDL 42, LDL C 56, Lp(a) is 10. Apparently the Lp(a) is high? Should I be concerned?
Cholesterol is 200. HDL is 25. LDL is 105. Triglycerides are 350. I'm 36 year old male. Weigh 208. Should I be concerned too much ?
Yes , it is concerni: Yes your blood Fat levels are abnormal and need your attention-- You also correct your high weight.....this has lead to high blood fats(Triglycerides). To make matters worse, your blood cholesterol levels are abnormal (HDL level is too low). If you can lose 20-30 pounds, you will do better: So eat Less (avoid sweets and high Fat foods) and exercise more. Daily walks and eating Fruits and veggies ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have cad. With such low cholesterol numbers tc 93 tg 96& LDL 42, should I be concerned my cholesterol can go very dangerously low if start statin?
Good question: Another good question, there is some evidence that very low LDL can be associated with an increase in malignant disease; we're not sure. If you use Lovastatin 10mg a day, you'd get statin effect with very modest lipid lowering and probably a trade off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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