215 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 215 mg/dL is borderline high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 215 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 215 Total Cholesterol is in the 64th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 64th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

147

LDL Cholesterol

45

HDL Cholesterol

129

Triglycerides

215

Total Cholesterol

Is 215 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 215 total cholesterol in the 64th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 64% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 215 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 215?

There is a 1.35% 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 215 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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