228 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 228 mg/dL is borderline high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 228 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 228 Total Cholesterol is in the 77th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 77th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

159

LDL Cholesterol

43

HDL Cholesterol

159

Triglycerides

228

Total Cholesterol

Is 228 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 228 total cholesterol in the 77th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 77% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 228 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 228?

There is a 1.64% 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 228 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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