What is a good number for cholesterol?

Answer According to Mayo Clinic, a desirable total cholesterol reading is below 200 milligrams of cholesterol per deciliter of blood. Readings for low-density lipoprotein (LDL), which is the "bad" cholest... Read More »

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What is a good cholesterol number?

A good cholesterol number is below 200 mg/dL. This puts you at a relatively low risk for heart disease. Between 200 and 239 is borderline high risk, and 240 and above is high risk for heart disease... Read More »

How to Raise Good Cholesterol and Lower Bad Cholesterol?

Lowering your bad cholesterol 10 percent can decrease your chance of a heart attack or stroke by 20 percent, Harvard Medical School says. Bad cholesterol can collect on and under artery walls and c... Read More »

What is good cholesterol & What is bad cholesterol and how it generated?

......HDL Cholesterol: The Good CholesterolSave This Article For LaterWhy do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save?We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you ... Read More »

What causes a high LDL cholesterol number?

LDL, or low-density lipoprotein, is nicknamed "bad cholesterol" because of its tendency to build up the walls of blood vessels, causing blockages that contribute to poor blood flow and heart diseas... Read More »