314 Total Cholesterol

A total cholesterol level of 314 is typically very concerning.

A 40 year old male with 314 Total Cholesterol is in the 100th percentile for total cholesterol. LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides below are calculated by applying the 100th percentile in accordance with Reference Values by Lipid Tools.

233

LDL Cholesterol

27

HDL Cholesterol

613

Triglycerides

314

Total Cholesterol

Is my 314 total cholesterol bad?

The Reference Values by Lipid Tools classifies 314 total cholesterol in the 100th percentile age and sex, meaning that is is worse than 100% of 40 year old males.

The Cleveland Clinic classifies a total cholesterol of 314 as high for 40 year old males.

Age: 40  •  male

Does 314 total cholesterol mean I have cardiovascular risk?

There is a 5.92% 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 314 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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