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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
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
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?
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 ›
Should i be concerned if my lipid profile shows cholesterol=156, hdl=42.8, trigly=191, ldl-c=76 and vldl-c=38. What?
No need for concern: Your lipid profile is fine. To help your cause, 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 and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. ...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.
Why are doctors concerned when patient has raised cholesterol levels or a high ratio of ldls to hdls?
Lipids: Drs. Are concerned about elevated lipids because they are associated frequently with atherosclerotic disease. ...Read more
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