180 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 180 is typically not concerning.

A 40 year old male with 180 Total Cholesterol is in the 27th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 27th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

114

LDL Cholesterol

56

HDL Cholesterol

77

Triglycerides

180

Total Cholesterol

Is my 180 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 180 total cholesterol in the 27th percentile age and sex, meaning that is is worse than 27% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 180 as normal for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Does 180 total cholesterol mean I have cardiovascular risk?

There is a 0.69% 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 180 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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