160 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 160 mg/dL is normal.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 160 as normal for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 160 Total Cholesterol is in the 11th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 11th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

96

LDL Cholesterol

65

HDL Cholesterol

57

Triglycerides

160

Total Cholesterol

Is 160 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 160 total cholesterol in the 11th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 11% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 160 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 160?

There is a 0.43% 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 160 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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