Comments on: Cholesterol and Heart Disease https://www.goredforwomen.org/know-your-risk/factors-that-increase-your-risk-for-heart-disease/cholesterol-heart-disease/ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:27:40 -0400 hourly 1 By: Debra FreeSpirit McCoy https://www.goredforwomen.org/know-your-risk/factors-that-increase-your-risk-for-heart-disease/cholesterol-heart-disease/#comment-469 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:27:40 +0000 http://www.goredforwomen.org/?p=1876#comment-469 “Total cholesterol” is not the best indicator: that number is derived from LDL + HDL and 20% of triglycerides. If you have super low HDL and possibly even high LDL, it can LOOK normal, but not healthy! Don’t settle for a single number, get the whole picture. Also overlooked are VLDLs.

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By: nathpt@verizon.net https://www.goredforwomen.org/know-your-risk/factors-that-increase-your-risk-for-heart-disease/cholesterol-heart-disease/#comment-329 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:51:51 +0000 http://www.goredforwomen.org/?p=1876#comment-329 I agree.

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