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What is normal total for cholesterol?

By Anonymous July 14, 2017 - 11:22pm
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Normal for black 59 year old woman.

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Hi, Anon.

Thank you for writing.

Generally speaking, a desirable total cholesterol level for adults without heart disease is less than 200 mg/dL. An HDL cholesterol level of 60 mg/dL and above is considered protective against heart disease, while a level less than 50 mg/dL for women or 40 mg/dL for men is considered a major risk factor for heart disease.

See your doctor for more specific information.


July 15, 2017 - 5:31am
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