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What are normal cholesterol levels?

A: The most significant factor in determining your risk of heart and cardiovascular disease is cholesterol. The liver synthesizes cholesterol into a product that can be found in most of the cells of the body. Deposits of plaque from this fatty substance can be found in the walls of the arteries and develop into “hardening of the arteries” or arteriosclerosis. In order to know if you have normal cholesterol levels, you need to have a blood test or blood panel. Elevated cholesterol levels are also recognized in genetic diseases, liver and kidney disease, and hypothyroidism. High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), Low Density...
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Should statins be used by those with normal cholesterol levels?

A: I am aware of many persons and industry executives using statins just before heavy meals, business and holiday meals for short term but not regularly. So in a way FDA new approval for Crestor use in persons with normal cholesterol give the above practice official seal of approval. I am not a physician, but I am increasingly appalled at how many cardiologists view cholesterol as they would a golf score, insisting that lower is always better. The fact is that our bodies need cholesterol, and our brains in particular need it. Do most cardiologists understand anything but the cardiovascular system? It seems not. In this study, the Crestor patient group developed diabetes in higher numbers; that...


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normal cholesterol level

A: Hi Isabel,   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   All the best, Lisa Nelson RD How to Lower cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps...


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What is normal cholesterol levels for a 18 year old female?

A: a minimum or 40mg/DL and highest of 200mg/DL of LDL''s, bad cholesterol but i''m not sure about HDL''s, good cholesterol...but thats good for you so have lotss Its 5mmol/L but i dont know what that meens....
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What Is A normal cholesterol Level?

A: Total: Less than 200 mg/dL HDL: 60 mg/dL and above LDL: Less than 100 mg/dL...
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what is normal cholesterol level

A: Hi Dorothy,   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   All the best,   Lisa Nelson, RD Lower cholesterol Naturally  ...


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what is the normal cholesterol level for LDL & HDL

A: If your LDL and HDL levels are also at desirable levels and you have no other risk factors for heart disease,...


 
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