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Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers

Following the completion of a cholesterol test, your physician will provide you with a set of statistics. By gaining an understanding of the significance of these figures, you may have the ability to take better care of your heart health.Recommendations for cholesterol levels are derived from individuals who share average risk.

Robert Segal, MD, an award-winning cardiologist and founder of Manhattan Cardiology in New York City, discusses the particular numbers that appear on a lipid panel (also known as a cholesterol test) and the suggestions that are most appropriate for those who have an average risk. Depending on the other aspects of your health, your personal physician can suggest a different range for you to go into. See the video and read the article.