263 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 263 is typically very concerning.

A 40 year old male with 263 Total Cholesterol is in the 94th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 94th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

189

LDL Cholesterol

35

HDL Cholesterol

266

Triglycerides

263

Total Cholesterol

Is my 263 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 263 total cholesterol in the 94th percentile age and sex, meaning that is is worse than 94% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 263 as high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Does 263 total cholesterol mean I have cardiovascular risk?

There is a 2.91% 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 263 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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