What causes high total cholesterol?

Answer Cholesterol is an important nutrient for cell building and in the creation of some hormones. Your liver typically produces enough cholesterol on its own to supply your body's cholesterol needs, so ... 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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What is total cholesterol?

Cholesterol is "a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in all parts of the body," according to MedlinePlus. Total cholesterol is a measure of two types of blood cholesterol as well as tri... Read More »

How to Calculate Total Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid that circulates in the blood of humans, as well as all other animals. It’s found in certain types of food, such as meat and dairy products, and i... Read More »