247 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 247 mg/dL is high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 247 as high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 247 Total Cholesterol is in the 89th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 89th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

175

LDL Cholesterol

38

HDL Cholesterol

217

Triglycerides

247

Total Cholesterol

Is 247 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 247 total cholesterol in the 89th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 89% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 247 as high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 247?

There is a 2.27% 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 247 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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