166 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 166 is typically not concerning.

A 40 year old male with 166 Total Cholesterol is in the 16th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 16th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

102

LDL Cholesterol

62

HDL Cholesterol

62

Triglycerides

166

Total Cholesterol

Is my 166 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 166 total cholesterol in the 16th percentile age and sex, meaning that is is worse than 16% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 166 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Does 166 total cholesterol mean I have cardiovascular risk?

There is a 0.5% 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 166 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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