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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Some cholesterol is good and some are considered bad. Different blood tests can be done to measure each of cholesterol. Your provider may order total cholesterol level as first test. It measures all of cholesterol in your blood. You may also have lipid profile, which include: total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein, high density lipoprotein triglycerides, very low density lipoprotein lipoproteins are made of fat and protein. They carry cholesterol, triglycerides, and other fats, call lipids, in blood to various parts of body. Maybe you've been eating fast food more often than you should, or you're not getting recommended two-and-ahalf hours of exercise each week. Or, it could be you smoke, or your blood pressure is too high. Well, for whatever reason, you may be concerned about risk of getting heart disease. Well, few tests help you learn that risk, so you can start making healthy lifestyle changes to reduce it. Coronary risk profile is group of blood tests that measure your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Why is it important know these levels? Because if you have too many of these substances in your blood from eating foods like and French fries, they can clog your arteries. Eventually, your arteries can become so clogged that you'll have heart attack or stroke. Men should have their cholesterol test by time they're 35. Women should have it by age 45. If you have condition like Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or high blood pressure, have your cholesterol checked now, no matter what your age. To measure your cholesterol, your doctor will give you blood test. If you're also having your triglyceride level check, you may be told not to eat or drink anything for 8 to 12 hours before test. Depending upon your heart risk, doctor may measure just your total cholesterol level, or your total cholesterol along with your LDL, bad cholesterol, HDL, or good cholesterol, and triglycerides. If you're at average risk of getting heart disease, your goal is to have total cholesterol of less than 200 milligrams per deciliter, LDL cholesterol than 130 milligrams per deciliter, HDL cholesterol higher than 40 milligrams per deciliter if you're man, or 50 if you're woman-higher better, and triglycerides of less than 150 also, lower better. Although some illnesses, like can raise your cholesterol level, generally having high cholesterol Mean that you're at increased risk for heart disease and stroke. It's sign you need to work harder keep your heart healthy. If your cholesterol levels are that's great! That Mean that you're eating right, you're exercising, and taking good care of your health. You don't to have another cholesterol test for about five years. But if your cholesterol level is high, or you've already got heart disease, high blood pressure, or Diabetes, you'll need to have your cholesterol checked more often.

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What is a cholesterol test?

Cholesterol is waxy, fat-like substance. Your liver makes all cholesterol your body needs. But you take more cholesterol from certain foods, such as those from animals. If you have too much cholesterol in body, it can build up in walls of your arteries and eventually harden. This process, called actually narrows arteries, making it harder for blood to travel through vessels. Unfortunately, high doesn't cause symptoms. In later stages of atherosclerosis, though, you may suffer angina-severe chest pain from lack of blood flow to heart. If artery get totally block, attack results. Routine Blood Cholesterol Test Is Far Better Way Of Finding Out What Your Cholesterol Level Is.

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What do the results mean?

After reviewing your blood test, doctor will also consider other risk factors you might have for heart disease, including: your family History Age Weight Race Gender Diet Blood pressure and whether or not youare being treated high blood pressure Activity level Smoking status History of diabetes Evidence of elevated Blood sugars then, your doctor will talk with you about your level of risk and potential benefit to be derive by taking steps that include changes in your level of Activity and Diet as well as using medication to improve your cholesterol levels in order to reduce your overall risk.

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