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My cholesterol and LDL level is normal but HDL level is 39. is that normal or low. If it is low how can I raise it
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39 is in "range" I think...haven't looked it up.  Higher is better, the best way I know to raise it is exercise.  Of course, raising the HDL without a lowering of the LDL means your total cholesterol number goes up, but that fine.  That is one reason the ration LDL/HDL is important.  The higher the HDL, the lower this number, and the better the indication.  I may have the ration upside down, but he theory is the same, high HDL to LDL is good.
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