What are the causes of false high cholesterol tests?

Answer Doctors use cholesterol test levels as one way to gauge how healthy a person is. Sometimes a cholesterol reading will suggest you have high cholesterol, but that isn't always a case. There are fact... Read More »

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How to Understand Cholesterol Tests?

Your doctor may perform a cholesterol test, or fasting blood draw, as part of a routine physical or if she thinks you are at risk for high cholesterol. Too much cholesterol can cause fat to build u... Read More »

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 »

Are home cholesterol tests accurate?

On One Hand: They are AccurateHome cholesterol tests are 95 percent accurate, according to WebMD. Of the two kinds available, one is significantly more expensive, but is also more useful. The less ... Read More »

Tips for True/False Tests?

True/false tests are often given as a general assessment for students in an academic setting. These types of tests may also be given to prospective employees completing a career profile, or to thos... Read More »