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My results - is this serious?
Hi,

I am posting below my blood test results. Some values are higher than normal. My question is: How bad it is?

TOTAL CHOLESTEROL = 242.5
CHOLESTEROL HDL = 56.6
CHOLESTEROL LDL = 157.1 mg
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Your numbers are high, especially your LDL. You really should discuss the possibility of a statin and some life style changes including diet and exercise with your doctors. These numbers won't kill you, but over time they will most likely cause blockages in your arteries, so the time to act is now.

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When I first saw your values I thought exactly like mine, but then no, my LDL is 20 points higher still. How bad is it? I really don't know, but you probably could make it up to my age - I am 75. After that you'll have to wait I am not there yet.
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Well. After a while, here are new results:

Total: 201.9
HDL: 51.1
LDL: 135.6

Doctor said diet is sufficient for me. I have to admit values are lower now, but aslo HDL is lower.

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