245 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 245 mg/dL is high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 245 as high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 245 Total Cholesterol is in the 87th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 87th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

172

LDL Cholesterol

38

HDL Cholesterol

206

Triglycerides

245

Total Cholesterol

Is 245 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 245 total cholesterol in the 87th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 87% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 245 as high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 245?

There is a 2.19% 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 245 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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