My Hdl Is Very High - 76, But My Ldl Is Also Very High - 152. What Does This Mean?

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Asked by rjinator

My Hdl Is Very High - 76, But My Ldl Is Also Very High - 152. What Does This Mean?

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Hi rjinator,

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 is a post you may want to review:

Cholesterol - 4 Steps to Lower LDL Cholesterol

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN