I Am A 33 Year Old Female. My Ldl Is 108. My Hdl Is 92. My Triglycerides Are 45, Making My Total Cholesterol 209. Is This A Concerning Number?

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I Am A 33 Year Old Female. My Ldl Is 108. My Hdl Is 92. My Triglycerides Are 45, Making My Total Cholesterol 209. Is This A Concerning Number?

Answer

Hi Jesse,

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's a link to information you may want to review:

How to Lower LDL Cholesterol

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN