One should try to lower LDL cholesterol and raising HDL cholesterol to
achieve a LDL HDL ratio below 3 OR the goal should be to keep the HDL/LDL ratio
above 0.3, with the ideal HDL/LDL ratio being above 0.4.
Note:Recent Heart Foundation recommendation is that irrespective of the ratio, one should try to reduce the LDL cholesterol.
|Risk Level||LDL/HDL Ratio||HDL/LDL Ratio|
3.3 - 4.4
4.4 - 7.1
7.1 - 11.0
0.22 - 0.30
0.14 - 0.22
0.09 - 0.14
In adults, a blood cholesterol level below 200 mg/dl is considered to be desirable.
Desirable: Less than 200 mg/dL or 5.17 mmol/L
Borderline high risk: 200-239 mg/dL or 5.17-6.2 mmol/L
High risk: 240 mg/dL or 6.2 mmol/L and over
LDL Cholesterol Level
Less value of LDL cholesterol is better.
Desirable Levels of LDL cholesterol: Less than 130 mg/dL or 3.35 mmol/L
Borderline high risk of LDL cholesterol: 130-158 mg/dL or 3.35-4.0 mmol/L
High risk of LDL cholesterol: 160 mg/dL or 4.15 mmol/L and over
HDL Cholesterol Level
High value of HDL cholesterol is better.
Desirable Levels of HDL cholesterol: more than 40 mg/dL or 1.04 mmol/L.
Normal Cholesterol Level: Total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL and HDL-cholesterol (good cholesterol) 40 mg/dL or greater.
Get Your Lipoprotein Profile: Total cholesterol 240 mg/dL and above, regardless of HDL-cholesterol level
Get Your Lipoprotein Profile: Total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL and HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) less than 40 mg/dL.
See for other risk factors: Total cholesterol between 200 to 239 mg/dL and HDL-cholesterol (good cholesterol) 40 mg/dL or greater.
ALLIUM SATIVUM 6, 30
This medicine reduces the cholesterol levels and controls the blood pressure.
CEANOTHUS AMERICANUS Q, 30
Marked blood pressure, reducing powers. Active hemastatic, materially reducing the clotting of blood , reduces the cholesterol levels and controls the blood pressure.
Please remember that this is provided for information only, it is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, nor as a claim for the effectiveness of remedies in treating any of the symptoms. If symptoms persist, seek professional medical advice - minor symptoms can often be a sign of a more serious underlying condition. Homeopathic remedies are very dilute, and while the homeopathic remedy may be beneficial, the raw product may be harmful.