296 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 296 mg/dL is high.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 296 as high for 40 year old males.

A 40 year old male with 296 Total Cholesterol is in the 99th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 99th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

217

LDL Cholesterol

27

HDL Cholesterol

474

Triglycerides

296

Total Cholesterol

Is 296 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 296 total cholesterol in the 99th percentile for age and sex, meaning that it is worse than 99% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 296 as high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Will I have a heart-attack if my total cholesterol is 296?

There is a 5.27% 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 296 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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