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Is cholesterol high at 6.2?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Borderline but...

This is borderline high but whether it is of concern depends on the types of cholesterol (hdl, LDL & LDL particle subtypes) and other risk factors.
The main cause of cardiovascular disease is not cholesterol but inflammation. See http://www.Sott.Net/article/242516-heart-surgeon-speaks-out-on-what-really-causes-heart-disease & http://bit.Ly/19ufoos & http://bit.Ly/13o0nkq.

In brief: Borderline but...

This is borderline high but whether it is of concern depends on the types of cholesterol (hdl, LDL & LDL particle subtypes) and other risk factors.
The main cause of cardiovascular disease is not cholesterol but inflammation. See http://www.Sott.Net/article/242516-heart-surgeon-speaks-out-on-what-really-causes-heart-disease & http://bit.Ly/19ufoos & http://bit.Ly/13o0nkq.
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Ew Baldwin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, but . . .

6.2 mmol/l (or 240 mg/dl) is usually considered high.
But when you and your physician decide what to do about high cholesterol, it's important to consider the numbers in the context of your other cardiovascular risk factors.

In brief: Yes, but . . .

6.2 mmol/l (or 240 mg/dl) is usually considered high.
But when you and your physician decide what to do about high cholesterol, it's important to consider the numbers in the context of your other cardiovascular risk factors.
Dr. Ew Baldwin
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