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What is a good colesterol level?

What is a good colesterol level?

200 ?: It's really your components that are important hdl or good should be over 40 ldl of bad should be less tha 100 triglyceride should be less than 130. ...Read more

Dr. William Cromwell
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Total Cholesterol (Definition)

Total cholesterol=concentration of all cholesterol/volume blood plasma & carried within the lipoprotein particles; complex protein particles which carry all fat molecules in the water outside cells. The lipoprotein particles have long been classified by ↓ing size/↑ing density: ULDL, VLDL, IDL, LDL, HDL. These protein particles carry triglyceride, phospholipid, cholesterol & ...Read more


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What kind of diet is best for high tg and LDL levels?

What kind of diet is best for high tg and LDL levels?

Low Sugar/Carb & ↓Wt: Ancel keys promoted animal fat as causing cv disease in the 1950s based on theory & cherry-picked data. The more his ideas were adopted, the more obesity, diabetes mellitus & cv disease rates have dramatically increased. So be careful; see: nusi.Org. Also check actual lipoprotein values (not cholesterol): LDL always in nmol/l, best <700, HDL in µmol/l, best large-hdl >10: far better indicators. ...Read more

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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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What is good glucose level?

What is good glucose level?

Normal is good: If your blood sugar is in the normal range it is "good". Normal blood sugar is <110; a better test is a1c, which should be <6%. ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level?

What is a normal cholesterol level?

See below: Target cholesterol levels Triglycerides (bad cholesterol): less than 100 mg/dl HDL (good cholesterol): more than 60 mg/dl For ways to reduce cholesterol, read: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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What is considered a good diet to lower cholesterol?

What is considered a good diet to lower cholesterol?

Fiber diet: Fiber in your diet makes more stool, the stool is made with color from bile which contains cholesterol from the liver. When the bile is excreted to digest your food, fiber, and fat, it moves along with the stool and is excreted in larger content in a big bulky high fiber stool. And thus- lowering your blood cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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High triglyceride, what is a good way to lower the levels?

High triglyceride, what is a good way to lower the levels?

Lower triglycerides: The fish oil products are the safest to lower high triglycerides. There are dietary supplements and prescription, the latter include Lovaza and vascepa. Vascepa will lower your LDL cholesterol also although not as much as a statin. Lovaza will increase your LDL cholesterol.E. ...Read more

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What is a supplement that raises HDL or good cholesterol?

What is a supplement that raises HDL or good cholesterol?

Raising HDL: Actually, cardiovascular exercise is really the most effective way to raise your HDL cholesterol. As far as supplements, fish oil and flax seed oil can do it. ...Read more

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What is a healthy range for hdl?

Above 50: Above 50 and a quarter of the total or more; the higher the better. ...Read more

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What is the best total serum cholesterol level per deciliter?

What is the best total serum cholesterol level per deciliter?

Different types of: Cholesterol. A total cholesterol of 200 is okay, however, within that it would be good to have your low density lipoprotein cholesterol (ldl) below 130. ...Read more

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What is a high cholesterol?

What is a high cholesterol?

High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol measurement is above the normal range for that individual then it is generally called high cholesterol. Interpretation of the meaning of high levels in the blood requires a physician consultation and other testing to determine any health risk. ...Read more

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What is a good thyroid level?

What is a good thyroid level?

Thyroid : Normal range for Thyroid hormone varies from laboratory to laboratory. ...Read more

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my friends total HDL is 5.7 is that normal what is a normal range for HDL thanks

my friends  total HDL is 5.7 is that  normal  what is a normal  range for HDL thanks

Incorrect value: It is unlikely that the HDL value is 5.7 mmole/L. It may be the total cholesterol. Get your friend to provide the actual values of total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides for optimum interpretation. ...Read more

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What is a good BMI number?

What is a good BMI number?

It always changes: Bmi 20-25 is "ideal body weight" which may not be as healthy as 26-29. A recent study showed this higher bmi was a healthier weight range for people than ideal. ...Read more

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What is good LDL and hdl?

What is good LDL and hdl?

Low LDL, high HDL: Lowest LDL ('lousy') cholesterol and highest HDL ('healthy') cholesterol are the best to have. A LDL as low as 60-70 mg/dl and a HDL higher than 50-60 mg/dl are ideal. ...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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What is a normal cholesterol level ?

Under 200: a normal cholesterol level for your age is under 200mg/dl. 200-239 is borderline and 240 or higher is considered high ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level ?

What is a normal cholesterol level ?

Nee to look at more: Than just cholesterol. See this site for more info. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/labtests/lipid.aspx. ...Read more