Blood Cholesterol Level Chart

 Blood Cholesterol Level Table

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DesirableBorderline (high)High Risk
Total Cholesterol< 200200-240> 240
Triglycerides< 150150-500> 500
Low Density Cholesterol< 130130-160>160
High Density Cholesterol> 5050-35< 35

General Chart for Blood Cholesterol Levels:

Total Cholesterol LevelCategory
Less than 200 mg/dL Desirable
200 - 239 mg/dLBorderline high
240 mg/dL and aboveHigh

For LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol:

LDL Cholesterol LevelCategory
Less than 100 mg/dLOptimal
100 - 129 mg/dLNear optimal
130 - 159 mg/dLBorderline high
160 - 189 mg/dLHigh
190 mg/dL and aboveVery high

For HDL (High-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol:

HDL Cholesterol LevelCategory
Less than 40 mg/dLPoor
40 - 59 mg/dLBetter
60 mg/dL and aboveBest

It is important to note that these are general guidelines, and individual cholesterol goals may vary depending on factors such as age, gender, overall health, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Additionally, cholesterol levels are typically interpreted in conjunction with other risk factors, and healthcare providers may recommend further testing or interventions based on individual circumstances. Always consult with a healthcare professional for personalized guidance and treatment recommendations regarding cholesterol management.