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 number is too high for cholesterol?

On One Hand: High Cholesterol Can Be Borderline or HighWhen measuring total cholesterol levels, high cholesterol is classified as anything above 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). If the cholest... Read More »