155 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 155 mg/dL is normal.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 155 as normal for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 155 Total Cholesterol is in the 8th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 8th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

92

LDL Cholesterol

68

HDL Cholesterol

53

Triglycerides

155

Total Cholesterol

Is 155 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 155 total cholesterol in the 8th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 8% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 155 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 155?

There is a 0.38% 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 155 total cholesterol?

You should discuss modern-intensity statins or lipid lowering therapies with your doctor according to the American College of Cardiology.

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

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