217 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 217 mg/dL is borderline high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 217 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 217 Total Cholesterol is in the 66th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 66th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

148

LDL Cholesterol

43

HDL Cholesterol

134

Triglycerides

217

Total Cholesterol

Is 217 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 217 total cholesterol in the 66th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 66% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 217 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 217?

There is a 1.45% 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 217 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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