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Total Cholesteral
Jan 31, 2008
... That would be too simple. Mine is: HDL 35 (should be >50) LDL 55 (should be <115) Total CH 123 (should be <190) However, the ratio of Total/HDL seems to be the general guide as to whether you need treatment. At 3.6, yours seems to be fine although, like me, you have an HDL level that is too low. (3 replies)
Total Cholesteral
Jan 31, 2008
... Your total cholesterol should be computed as LDL, plus HDL plus your Triglycerides divided by 5. ... (3 replies)
... No, sorry they don't give the individual readings, just total cholesteral. I don't think they even test for HDL, LDL, just total. They started doing this about 6 months ago. ... (4 replies)

Total Cholesteral
Jan 30, 2008
... My cholesteral is actually good. I just got a test however, and was confused about the results. I thought that you added the the HDL and LDL and you got the total. ... (3 replies)
Total Cholesteral
Jan 30, 2008
... You are missing the triglyceride number. Total cholesterol is equal to LDL + HDL + triglycerides/5. So working backwards, your triglycerides must be (169 - 95 - 47)*5 = 135. (3 replies)
... lipid numbers. My overall cholesteral was near 200 but lipids were a little out of whack so he prescribed Crestor and told me to take Niacin every day. ... (13 replies)
... My total cholesteral was already within range, my good cholesteral was lower range. ... (1 replies)
... I just had my cholesteral checked in august and here are my numbers. Total cholesteral is 195. Bad cholesteral 127. The doctor also said my vitiman D was low at 25.4. He advised me to start 1000 MG of fish oil and over the counter vitiman D1000IU. ... (3 replies)
... My doctor suggested I think about cholesteral meds. What do you think and what can I do to lower the HDL level? ... (12 replies)
... o male, 5'11", 199lbs. Total Cholesteral 302, HDL 58, LDL 197, Trig. 236, Trig. ... (2 replies)
Policosanol Report
Mar 29, 2002
... Two years ago, I had a total cholesteral of 280. My HDL was high so my ratios were not as scary as the total reading. Triglicerides were also very high. ... (6 replies)
... The Blood work that I just had in august I was just provided with my total cholesteral and LDL. ... (3 replies)
Sep 14, 2010
... hi thanx for your reply,i have been taking 10mg simasvatin for six months,i went to see the nurse and she is doing my cholesteral again friday,she said the doctor diddnt do the right blood tests only total cholesteral,she is sending me to the hospital becouse there is a lot of high cholestrea in my family and thinks it is hereditory, with my high reading could alot of it be... (4 replies)
... I am also frustrated because when I looked at my past cholesteral levels, they were just what they are now, but my previous doctor just kept saying it was fine because my total cholesteral was below 200. ... (6 replies)
... OMG i would watch my total cholesteral. You need a certain amt of fat...there are problems than can arise from too low cholesteral. ... (14 replies)
... about six to eight weeks ago, my husband was diagnosed with type II diabetes. His blood sugar was over 500 and his tc was 365 - the ldl was not given because of high tc and high trigs - he was started on zorcor 40 and tricor - everything is much better now and his blood sugar is controlled and he is exercising and losing weight - he is feeling good now and the doctor thinks... (9 replies)
... I agree with you that total cholesteral tests should not be relied upon, when the person does not know their HDL or LDL and other indicators. ... (4 replies)
Cholesteral check
Jul 10, 2006
... That's total serum cholesterol? ... (1 replies)
May 16, 2001
... Hi. When I had my last regular physical in January I was told that my total cholesterol was 169. ... (3 replies)
... I just gave blood about 2 weeks ago and they now give a total cholesteral test when you give blood. I just checked the result and YIPEE my total was 168. I had upped my RYR to 1 in the am and 2 before bed. ... (4 replies)

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