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I have had my cholesterol test back and the doctor is really

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I have had my cholesterol test back and the doctor is really pleased with it. But I am wondering how good it really is and should I be aiming to get any of the figures better?

Serum cholesterol. 2.7 mmol/L
LDL. 0.9
HDL. 1.5
Triglycerides. 0.6
HDL Total chol.ratio. 56%
Serum chol. HDL Ratio 1.80
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

You have good results.

The advise is Cholesterol level less than 5,LDL less than 3.4, etc.

All your levels are within safe limits.

Good. Keep up with your diet and exercise. No need to worry about this, it is enough to maintain at these levels.


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