158 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 158 mg/dL is normal.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 158 as normal for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 158 Total Cholesterol is in the 10th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 10th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

94

LDL Cholesterol

67

HDL Cholesterol

55

Triglycerides

158

Total Cholesterol

Is 158 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 158 total cholesterol in the 10th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 10% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 158 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 158?

There is a 0.41% 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 158 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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