Cholesterol Test Results?
I am 55 years old male sex yesterday I checked my blood 32 and Ldl 90, is that normal
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Examination of cholesterol in the blood is useful to detect the risk of high cholesterol in the blood which will be the cause of some serious diseases such as stroke, heart attack. So checking cholesterol levels should be done periodically to monitor overall health conditions.
There are two types of cholesterol, viz. Good cholesterol (HDL-High Density Lipoprotein) serves to prevent the occurrence of blockages in blood vessels due to fat, and bad cholesterol (LDL-Low Density Lipoprotein) is one of the main causes of blood vessel obstruction.
HDL protects against heart disease so the higher the better. An HDL level of at least 60 mg / dL or more can help reduce the risk of heart disease. Conversely, an HDL level of less than 40 mg / dL will increase the risk of heart disease.
LDL or bad cholesterol in the body should be less than 100 mg / dL. Total LDL 100-129 mg / dL as tolerance threshold. If the excess can cause health problems such as atheroma, heart disease, and stroke. The amount of LDL 130-159 mg / dL can be said to enter the high threshold, and if the amount has reached 160-189 mg / dL it has entered a high level. While the amount of LDL 190 mg / dL and the rest, are at very high levels.
Some foods to reduce cholesterol levels in the blood thereby optimizing the body's condition.
Fish such as sardines, mackerel, salmon, and tuna, are rich in omega 3 which is good for the heart.
Oatmeal, rich in soluble fiber to reduce levels of bad cholesterol.
Nuts such as almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts, and others can reduce the risk of heart disease. You can replace fatty foods like cheese and meat with beans.
Olive oil, contains antioxidants that can reduce bad cholesterol levels. Use two tablespoons of olive oil in a day for your salad or cooking
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