A cholesterol chart shows a person's total cholesterol level, low-density lipoprotein level, high-density lipoprotein level and triglycerides level, according to WebMD. These numbers are obtained through a lipid profile ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Charts outlining general cholesterol level guidelines can be found on the American Heart Association website. Although these tables are a useful reference, it is important to always discuss your personal results with you... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

If the cholesterol score is less than 200 milligrams per deciliter, a person is at the optimal level. A level between 200 and 239 means borderline risk, and anything over 240 signals high risk, says eMedicineHealth; howe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health
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The level of a person's low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also known as LDL, is usually considered too high if it is above 190 milligrams per deciliter. LDL levels between 70 and 189 milligrams per deciliter are also ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Higher levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is beneficial to the body's blood stream, while too much low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in a person's blood stream can lead to serious health issues.... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

The single greatest thing a person can do to improve her high-density lipoprotein, or HDL, level is to make positive lifestyle changes that include quitting smoking and losing weight, according to Mayo Clinic. Doing thes... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

A healthy high-density lipoprotein, or HDL, cholesterol level is 60 milligrams per deciliter or higher, according to MedlinePlus. HDL cholesterol levels below 40 milligrams per deciliter increase a person's risk of devel... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels