My Triglyceride Is 64, Cholesterol 194, Ldl Is 100, Hdl Cholesterol Is 81, And Non Hdl Is 113 Should I Be Concern?

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My Triglyceride Is 64, Cholesterol 194, Ldl Is 100, Hdl Cholesterol Is 81, And Non Hdl Is 113 Should I Be Concern?

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Hi Sofia:

Your numbers are looking good!

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

Take care,

Tara, RN