I Have My Hdl 53 And My Ldl 123 My Triglycerides 69 Am I In A High Risk Of Heart Diseases.

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Asked by Lilliam Fuertes

I Have My Hdl 53 And My Ldl 123 My Triglycerides 69 Am I In A High Risk Of Heart Diseases.

I have my HDL53 my LDL123 and my Triglyceridos in 69 am i on a high risk of heart diseases, my mother died at 47 heart attack and i am 44 now, i try to watch for my diet but always worried for my heart, my blood sugar test was 88 and my Hemoglobin 13.3.

Answer

Hi Lilliam,

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

According to the above guidelines your levels are within normal.

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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