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 What are healthy cholesterol levels?

Answer Your cholesterol levels are measured via a blood test called a lipid profile or panel. It checks four areas: your total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) an... Read More »
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What does it mean if someone has high blood HDL Cholesterol and low LDL Cholesterol levels?

These are SUPER good numbers. HDL is 'Good' cholesterol, you want to be over 40 on this one. Your HDL is SUPER high for a male.LDL is 'Bad' cholesterol. You want to be ideally below 100 on this ... Read More »
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Which is more dangerous: high Cholesterol levels (LDL) or high Triglyceride levels?

Harvard Medical School has confirmed that the best way of predicting coronary artery disease is by dividing your triglycerides by your "good" HDL. (TG/HDL) Triglycerides are more dangerous. Your ... Read More »
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How can I raise my cholesterol levels?

Low levels of HDL--the good cholesterol--is medically termed hypoalphalipoproteinemia. This type of cholesterol plays an important role in maintaining heart health. HDL helps remove LDL (bad choles... Read More »
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What Do Cholesterol, Triglycerides, LDL, and HDL Levels Mean?

Cholesterol, triglycerides, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) are all important factors when determining your risk for heart disease and stroke. Triglycerides, LDL,... Read More »
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