What is the normal level for cholesterol?

Answer Normal, or healthy, cholesterol levels are those less than 200 mg\dL. Cholesterol is produced naturally in the body and also is present in food. Diet, exercise and medication can influence your cho... Read More »

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My blood sugar level is 8.6 what is the normal level?

under 6. People in US use mgl and under 110 (or 100 depending on who you ask) is normal. In other countries they use mmol, hence the reading of 8.6. It's not just the poster that needs educating!!!... Read More »

Age 78 yrs hemoglobin level is 9.5 ESR is 48 Is the ESR level normal and what precautions are to be taken and what are its implications?

Your ESR level is pretty normal for your age: a general guideline is that it should be roughly less than your age divided by 2, or for a woman, age+10 divided by 2. So if you are male, it is a touc... Read More »

What exercise lowers cholesterol level?

Exercise does not burn cholesterol like it burns fat. It reduces triglycerides, and can convert the LDL "bad" cholesterol into HDL "good" cholesterol. There isn't one exercise that is better than a... Read More »

What is considered a high cholesterol level?

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 »