218 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 218 mg/dL is borderline high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 218 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 218 Total Cholesterol is in the 67th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 67th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

149

LDL Cholesterol

43

HDL Cholesterol

137

Triglycerides

218

Total Cholesterol

Is 218 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 218 total cholesterol in the 67th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 67% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 218 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 218?

There is a 1.48% 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 218 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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