234 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 234 is typically somewhat concerning.

A 40 year old male with 234 Total Cholesterol is in the 81st percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 81st percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

164

LDL Cholesterol

39

HDL Cholesterol

175

Triglycerides

234

Total Cholesterol

Is my 234 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 234 total cholesterol in the 81st percentile age and sex, meaning that is is worse than 81% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 234 as borderline high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Does 234 total cholesterol mean I have cardiovascular risk?

There is a 1.98% 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 234 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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