My Cholesterol Total Is 282.9, Ldl 198, Hdl 63, Triglycerides 100.3, Am I At Risk ?

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Asked by subrina

My Cholesterol Total Is 282.9, Ldl 198, Hdl 63, Triglycerides 100.3, Am I At Risk ?

Answer

Hi Subrina,

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 post to review:

4 Steps to Lower LDL Cholesterol

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps