I Got A Blood Test Done Cholesterol Is 195 Ldl 109 And Hdl 42 And Triglycerides 220 Is It Bad?

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I Got A Blood Test Done Cholesterol Is 195 Ldl 109 And Hdl 42 And Triglycerides 220 Is It Bad?

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Hi Ineedanswers,

Here are the recommendations of the American Heart Association:

Total cholesterol less than 200
HDL cholesterol at least > 40, ideally > 60
LDL cholesterol at least less than 130, ideally less than 100
Triglycerides less than 150

Here's a link to information you may want to review:

How to Lower Triglycerides

Tips on How to Raise HDL

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN