What is considered a high cholesterol level?

Answer Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL, or "bad" cholesterol) can form plaque in your arteries, leading to high blood pressure and even a heart attack. Doctors consider LDL cholesterol levels as ... Read More »

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What number is considered high cholesterol?

Cholesterol tests measure cholesterol by volume as milligrams per deciliter in blood. The total mg/dL number includes a tally of LDL, or bad cholesterol, HDL, or good cholesterol, and triglyceride ... Read More »

What does a high HDL cholesterol level in the blood mean?

High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is also known as good cholesterol. If you have a high level of HDL cholesterol in your blood, that is the sign of good health and a lower risk of heart di... Read More »

High cholesterol level?

Though Cholesterol has a bad reputation as a cause of Heart Disease it does however perform some vital functions and is produced naturally in the Liver and we cannot do entirely without it. Diet is... Read More »

What is considered a high hCG level?

A high hCG level is in excess of 5.0 mIU/ml. In a typical pregnancy, hCG levels will double every two to three days until the eighth to 11th week, or around the end of the first trimester. During t... Read More »