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What is the normal range of HDL and LDL in the blood?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: By gender and risk

Ldl below 130 is okay for most, <100 is better, people at high risk of cardiac disease are expected to shoot for <70.
Hdl for men >40 and >50 for women is normal. Higher readings are generally better, .

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In brief: By gender and risk

Ldl below 130 is okay for most, <100 is better, people at high risk of cardiac disease are expected to shoot for <70.
Hdl for men >40 and >50 for women is normal. Higher readings are generally better, . Would you like to talk to a doctor now? ›
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Normal is NotHealthy

Normal means common/usual/average behavior. Medical industry defines "normal" as average to include +/-sd (the central 96% of everything), as plenty good enough.
What does this have to do with excellence of health? Nothing. Best go for abnormally healthy & check actual lipoprotein values: LDL always in nmol/l, best <700, large-hdl in µmol/l, best >10. See NMR particle test & nusi.Org for diet.

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In brief: Normal is NotHealthy

Normal means common/usual/average behavior. Medical industry defines "normal" as average to include +/-sd (the central 96% of everything), as plenty good enough.
What does this have to do with excellence of health? Nothing. Best go for abnormally healthy & check actual lipoprotein values: LDL always in nmol/l, best <700, large-hdl in µmol/l, best >10. See NMR particle test & nusi.Org for diet. Need a more personalized answer? ›
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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