What Is the Range for Good Cholesterol for a 72-Year-Old Man?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 9:14:36 PM ET
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The range of HDL (good) cholesterol that is considered optimal for a 72-year-old man is at least 60 milligrams per deciliter, states the National Institute of Health. It is ideal to have higher HDL levels, especially since bad (LDL) cholesterol increases with age.