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... Our data indicate that current guidelines for lipid management may misclassify subjects with high levels of HDL and LDL cholesterol as well as those with low levels of HDL and LDL cholesterol. ... (13 replies)
Mar 29, 2011
... As you can see from the above, every ratio relies on the HDL. The higher your HDL, the lower your ratios. So, the lower the ratio, the lower the risk of heart disease. ... (3 replies)
... I remember reading that recent studies show that the Triglyceride to HDL ratio is the most important ratio to determine if you are a candidate for heart disease. ... (1 replies)

... Hi Helen and welcome to the board. If your TC, Trigs and LDL are correct, then your HDL is 125mg/dl. Your ratios: Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio is: 2.50 - (<=4.5, ideally under 3.5) IDEAL LDL/HDL ratio is: 1.35 - (<=3.2) IDEAL Triglycerides/HDL ratio is: 0.720 - (<=2, ideally) IDEAL Your TC and LDL as figures are high, however, the ten year forecast for CHD is not... (9 replies)
... HDL ratio is 5.0. ... (8 replies)
... The usual criteria indicate lower risk due to low TC / HDL ratio, but higher risk due to HDL < 40. Your doctor is as puzzled by the results as well? You may want to consider getting a more detailed blood lipids test, particularly if you have family history of heart disease in people who do not have the usual risk factors (high LDL cholesterol, smoking, high blood pressure,... (5 replies)
... smyrnaboy, Within testing error, I'd say the results of both tests are indentical for all practical purposes. And, of course, it's your LDL that's high giving a ratio of TC/HDL in the 5's rather than below 4.0. I'd cut the saturated fat from the diet as much as posssible. Seek out a few of the biggest fatty offenders and work on them. Dairy is often a good starting... (3 replies)
... HDL ratio should be less than 4.0. Yours is 2.75. ... (25 replies)
High HDL
Apr 3, 2004
... HDL ratio should be less than 4, and yours is 2.45. ... (4 replies)
... fasting test and the HDL was 19. His doctor had him come in for a fasting test and a NiaSpan rx. ... (3 replies)
... escribing high blood pressure medication to a person who has low blood pressure. If I were you, I wouldn't even worry about it. It would be another story if your TC was 204, and your HDL was only 28. But such is not the case. ... (10 replies)
... HDL ratio down from 4.0 to 2.6 since starting the niacin therapy a little over a year ago, and I am taking less than what is often considered a therapeutic dose of niacin. ... (10 replies)
... I believe 40 is the low end HDL for males. ... (8 replies)
... I've been concerned about my husband's cholesterol. He got it checked at a health fair type thing today and his HDL was 33. ... (12 replies)
... HDL ratio represents a ratio of two unhealthy numbers, making a statistically good ratio, but an unhealthy result. ... (9 replies)
... whereas when I had the TC of 275 years ago I was not taking any. My HDL this time was by far the highest it has ever been, no doubt from eating all the saturated fat and cholesterol in butter, eggs, beef and pork. ... (9 replies)
... The lower this ratio is, the better. I think 5 is kinda the break point. ... (5 replies)
Jul 22, 2008
... HDL because LDL is a measure of bad cholesterol and HDL is a measure of good cholesterol. ... (4 replies)
My results
Jul 11, 2005
... HDL ratio as I wanted, but I'll take it!!! Things are moving in the right direction!!! ... (31 replies)
... One of the reasons why the 70's is a good place to be is that we know that a total cholesterol to HDL ratio of less than 3 is optimal, and we aren't very good at raising HDL. ... (54 replies)

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