156 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 156 mg/dL is normal.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 156 as normal for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 156 Total Cholesterol is in the 9th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 9th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

93

LDL Cholesterol

68

HDL Cholesterol

54

Triglycerides

156

Total Cholesterol

Is 156 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 156 total cholesterol in the 9th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 9% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 156 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 156?

There is a 0.39% 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 156 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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