What is total cholesterol?

Answer 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 »

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Do you think my total cholesterol is too low?

What causes high total cholesterol?

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 »

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 »

I have a Total Cholesterol of 114 with HDL 38 and LDL 67 my Triglicerides were 44. How to raise HDL?

You need to educate yourself on this cholesterol issue. A cholesterol of 237 for a man is perfect because it should be between 200 and 240. For a woman it should be between 240 and 300. This low... Read More »