Cholesterol Levels

What levels are normal, and when are they too high?

Cholesterol Levels

What levels are normal, and when are they too high?

Dr Zenon Andreou

"It’s normal for cholesterol levels to rise slightly as you get older and women tend to have higher HDL than men. In the UK, the average total cholesterol level is 5.7mmol/l." - Dr Zenon Andreou

Dr Zenon Andreou

"It’s normal for cholesterol levels to rise slightly as you get older and women tend to have higher HDL than men. In the UK, the average total cholesterol level is 5.7mmol/l."

Dr Zenon Andreou

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Cholesterol is a fatty substance which is needed for the normal functioning of the body. Although we need some cholesterol, having too much of it can affect your health.

Having high cholesterol levels doesn’t usually cause any symptoms, but it can increase your risk of certain health problems.

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