LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein, or otherwise called the 'bad' cholesterol. It is a type of cholesterol that puts your heart at risk for cardiovascular diseases. The average levels of LDL should be between 100 to 129 mg/dL.
All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 55 year old female. My HDL is 70 mg/dL, LDL 207 mg/dL, cholesterol 288 mg/dL, AST 35 U/L, MPV 4.5 fLand monocyte auto 1.4. All my other readings in my health check are normal. My doctor has prescribed 10 mg of Simvastatin. I do not know whether I should take it or not after I read... Read Full »