283 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 283 mg/dL is high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 283 as high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 283 Total Cholesterol is in the 98th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 98th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

206

LDL Cholesterol

31

HDL Cholesterol

372

Triglycerides

283

Total Cholesterol

Is 283 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 283 total cholesterol in the 98th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 98% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 283 as high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 283?

There is a 3.99% 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 283 total cholesterol?

You need to discuss high-intensity statins and 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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