5.8 Cholestrol How High Is This

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Asked by m elvyn plunkett

5.8 Cholestrol How High Is This

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Hi M Elvyn,

A total cholesterol of 5.8 mmol/liter is equal to 226.2 mg/dl.

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 you may want to review:

Your Checklist to Lower Cholesterol

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN