165 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 165 mg/dL is normal.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 165 as normal for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 165 Total Cholesterol is in the 15th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 15th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

101

LDL Cholesterol

62

HDL Cholesterol

62

Triglycerides

165

Total Cholesterol

Is 165 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 165 total cholesterol in the 15th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 15% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 165 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 165?

There is a 0.49% 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 165 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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