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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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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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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 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

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Hdl cholesterol level is abnormal when?

Hdl cholesterol level is abnormal when?

HDL: Hdl is high density lipoprotein and is dangerous when it is low-- below 35 for a man or 40 for a woman. This is a risk for cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately there is no easy way to raise your hdl, they best way is aerobic exercise. ...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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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 the normal level of LDL , hdl, gp and total cholesterol?

See below: Total cholesterol <200, LDL <130, better <100, if at high risk <70, HDL >40 in men, >50 in women, higher is better, triglycerides <150. These values need to be looked at in the context of risk factors for heart disease. ...Read more

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My triglycerides level is high....but cholesterol is awesome! Hdl is high, ldl low.... What could be going on?

My triglycerides level is high....but cholesterol is awesome!  Hdl is high, ldl low.... What could be going on?

Hypertriglyceridemia: If your serum triglyceride concentration is between 150 and 500 mg/dL, this is considered "mild to moderate" elevation. In the absence of risk factors for coronary heart disease, this may not be significant. You could bring your level down with aerobic exercise, avoiding concentrated sugars, and maybe taking a fish oil supplement (3000 mg per day). Fish oils can have GI and metabolic side effects. ...Read more

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What is an elevated HDL level?

What is an elevated HDL level?

High is good: Hdl - high density lipoprotein cholesterol - healthy cholesterol. One would want the level to be at least 40 mg/dl in men and at least 50 mg/dl in women. There's no side effects with a high hdl, so higher is better. Values over 70 mg/dl are more protective against heart attacks. ...Read more

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What LDL cholesterol level is considered a risk factor?

What LDL cholesterol level is considered a risk factor?

LDL cholesterol : Overall, it depends on your risk factors and other illnesses such as diabetes or high blood pressure. If you have no or minimal risk factors and you don't smoke your LDL should be 130 or less, however if you have had a heart attack or stoke then should you should try to get your LDL to 70 or less. ...Read more

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What is normal blood sugar leval and cholestoral level for a diabetic?

What is normal blood sugar leval and cholestoral level for a diabetic?

See below: Normal blood sugar varies by the timing of eating. Fasting levels run between 65-100mg(normal people) . Post eating the values go up between 100mg to 180mg(normal individuals). Diabetetics will have values slightly higher than in normal people. Cholesterol level should be under 200mg. But it is important to obtain a lipid profile whic includes levels of all fats including triglycerides, ldl/hdl. ...Read more

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What is a healthy triglyceride number?

Less than 150mg/do: The sample should be obtained fasting.

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What should I eat if HDL cholesterol is slightly low and albumin level is slightly high?

Eat fish & exercise: Hdl is not predominantly influenced by diet. Hdl is primarily regulated by genetics but can be increased by exercise, omega 3 fatty acids , weight loss and to a small extent wine .The best way to raise your HDL level is by increasing your aerobic exercise to at least 3-5 times a week for at least 20 minutes. Eat fish high in omega 3 fatty acids, epa and dha or take omega 3 capsules. ...Read more

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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

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What is a normal bilirubin level?

What is a normal bilirubin level?

1.5 or less: Normal is generally less than 1.5. Every lab is different and normal highs may range from 1 to 1.8. ...Read more

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What is pre-diabetes? Is it borderline diabetes? I have 91mg/dl glucose in my blood. Is it normal? What level of glucose is considered pre-diabetes?

What is pre-diabetes? Is it borderline diabetes? I have 91mg/dl glucose in my blood. Is it normal? What level of glucose  is considered pre-diabetes?

Pre-diabetes: A blood glucose level of 91 is OK. There really is no such thing as pre-diabetes - either you have it or you do not. Why are you checking your blood sugar, and how often are you doing that? The only thing you should be concerned about is your weight. If your weight is fine enjoy your life. If you feel you are overweight please make an appointment with a dietitian. ...Read more

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Could my HDL be wrong? Is an extremely high HDL cholesterol level unhealthy?

Don't Know: High hdl-c ( HDL cholesterol ) levels are associated with lower risk of heart disease for populations of patients. For individuals, however we cannot say this. In fact, high HDL can be cause by many things, one of which is increased cholesterol absorption, and may not protect against elevated levels of LDL cholesterol or apo b or LDL particle levels . Hdl can be high but "dysfunctional". ...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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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