My Ldl Was 71, And My Hdl Was 112, Is That Good Or Bad?

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Asked by JVANLANDINGHAM

My Ldl Was 71, And My Hdl Was 112, Is That Good Or Bad?

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Hi Jvanlandingham,

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

Based on the above, your levels are good. However, you may want to review the post below:

Can My HDL Be Too High?

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps