What Does It Mean To Have A Cholesterol Level Of A 147

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What Does It Mean To Have A Cholesterol Level Of A 147

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Hi Yvette,

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

A level of 147 is on the low side for total cholesterol. Sometimes side effects are seen with a cholesterol level less than 160. Discuss with a physician to determine if this is a concern for you.

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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