225 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 225 is typically somewhat concerning.

A 40 year old male with 225 Total Cholesterol is in the 74th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 74th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

156

LDL Cholesterol

43

HDL Cholesterol

152

Triglycerides

225

Total Cholesterol

Is my 225 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 225 total cholesterol in the 74th percentile age and sex, meaning that is is worse than 74% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 225 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Does 225 total cholesterol mean I have cardiovascular risk?

There is a 1.59% 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 225 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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