130 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 130 mg/dL is normal.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 130 as normal for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 130 Total Cholesterol is in the 2nd percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 2nd percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

68

LDL Cholesterol

79

HDL Cholesterol

35

Triglycerides

130

Total Cholesterol

Is 130 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 130 total cholesterol in the 2nd percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 2% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 130 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 130?

There is a 0.21% risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack or stroke within 10 years, according to the ASCVD Risk Calculator from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.

Age: 40  •  male  •  Non-diabetic  •  Non-smoker  •  120 Systolic Blood Pressure

Should I take statins for 130 total cholesterol?

You most likely don't need to take statins. according to the American College of Cardiology.

Age: 40  •  male  •  Non-diabetic  •  Non-smoker  •  120 Systolic Blood Pressure

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