Wednesday, May 25, 2011 ahmer lodhi, Community Member, asks

Q: i have cholestrol lvl 112 and my alt lvl is 77 is there any conection between them and is this risky for my health??? im only 29 yrs old man...

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5/25/11 7:21pm

Hi Ahmer,

 

The ALT test is generally used to detect liver injury. Cholesterol is produced by the liver, so there is potential for a connection; however, I recommend you discuss your situation further with your physician.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By ahmer lodhi, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/25/11, First Published: 05/25/11