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HDL Cholesterol Test

HDL Cholesterol
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Description - A high-density lipoprotein or HDL blood test is performed to measure the level of good cholesterol in an individual’s body. Generally performed as a part of the lipid profile test, an HDL test can help assess an individual’s cardiovascular health and can assist in diagnosing problems related to high cholesterol. Overview of t ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The HDL Cholesterol Test is a blood test that measures the level of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol in your blood.

HDL cholesterol tests are used to diagnose atherosclerosis or the hardening of the arteries. HDL cholesterol is a “good” type of cholesterol that helps remove other types of cholesterol from your blood.

Your doctor may recommend an HDL cholesterol test as part of a routine cholesterol screening or if you have risk factors for heart disease. Your doctor can use an HDL cholesterol test to measure the level of HDL in your blood. This test is usually done along with a lipid panel, which measures all the types of fats in your blood.

If you have been advised to take an HDL cholesterol test, there are a few things you can do to prepare for the test. First, you should fast for at least 9 hours before the test. This means no food or drink (other than water) during that time. You should also avoid strenuous exercise and alcohol 24 hours before the test. The night before the test, you should eat a light dinner and avoid fatty foods.

Yes, the HDL cholesterol test is safe. This test measures the amount of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol in your blood.

Before having an HDL cholesterol test, there are a few things you can do to prepare. First, be sure to fast for 9-12 hours prior to the test. This means no food or drinks, other than water. Second, avoid any strenuous activity in the hours leading up to the test, as this can raise your HDL levels. Finally, let your doctor know if you are taking any medications that might affect the results of the test.

Yes, a fasting cholesterol test is required in order to get an accurate reading of your HDL cholesterol levels.

Yes, home sample collection is available for HDL Cholesterol Test. One can simply opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.


The Normal Level of HDL Cholesterol in the blood is normally between 40 and 60 mg/dL, but levels can be affected by a number of factors, including diet, exercise, weight, and medications.

HDL Levels Men Women Child
Low HDL < 40 mg/dL < 50 mg/dL < 45 mg/dL
High HDL ≥ 60 mg/dL ≥ 60 mg/dL ≥ 60 mg/dL

About This Test

A high-density lipoprotein or HDL blood test is performed to measure the level of good cholesterol in an individual&rsquo;s body. Generally performed as a part of the lipid profile, an HDL test can he
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Queries about this test

#1 HDL test full form

Ans: The full form of HDL is high-density lipoprotein.

#2 HDL test in hindi

Ans: यह ब्लड टेस्ट आपके शरीर में मौजूद एचडीएल के स्तर को मापता है और यह सटीक माप प्रदान करता है कि आप अपने ब्लड प्रवाह में कितने लाभकारी कोलेस्ट्रॉल का संचार कर रहे हैं। एक डॉक्टर आपको एचडीएल टेस्ट कराने की सलाह दे सकता है यदि उन्हें संदेह है कि आपको हृदय रोग या अन्य संबंधित स्थितियों का खतरा है।

#3 HDL test means

Ans: HDL test means measuring the level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol in your blood. HDL is often referred to as "good" cholesterol because it helps remove excess cholesterol from your bloodstream, which can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke.

#4 HDL test procedure

Ans: Before taking an HDL test, you'll need to fast for at least 9-12 hours beforehand. This means avoiding food and drinks other than water during this time. It's important to follow these fasting instructions because certain foods can affect your HDL levels.

#5 HDL test kya hota hai

Ans: एचडीएल टेस्ट किसी व्यक्ति के हृदय रोग के विकास के जोखिम को निर्धारित करने में महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाता है। एचडीएल कोलेस्ट्रॉल का उच्च स्तर हृदय की समस्याओं से बचाने में मदद कर सकता है जबकि निम्न स्तर जोखिम को बढ़ा सकता है।

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