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Total Cholesterol Test

Also Known as: Cholesterol Test, Cholesterol Blood Test, Cholesterol Serum Test
₹ 160



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Description - A cholesterol test is a type of blood test that measures the level of cholesterol in the human body. The human body requires cholesterol to make healthy cells and stabilise the outer membrane of the body. However, if the total cholesterol level is higher than the normal range, it may lead to heart disease. An Overview of the Cholesterol Test A cholesterol blood test is used to measure the cholesterol level in the blood. Usually, doctors recommend a lipid ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Getting your cholesterol test is the only way to determine if you have high cholesterol. Your medical team can measure your cholesterol levels using a quick blood test known as a "Lipid Profile Test."

Even kids and teenagers should have their cholesterol checked. Particularly for people with risk factors for cardiovascular disease, need to do a cholesterol test every five years. 

A blood test is the most common method. You can have your cholesterol levels checked with a special device that uses an electrical current to measure the amount of cholesterol in your skin. The term for this approach is "bioelectrical impedance analysis" (BIA).

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the frequency of cholesterol testing will depend on a number of factors, including your age, family history, and risk factors for heart disease.

Your cholesterol levels are affected by what you eat, your weight, your stress levels, how much exercise you get, and your genes.

Green tea is a great option for those looking to lower their cholesterol. This beverage is full of antioxidants, which can help to reduce inflammation and improve heart health.

Avocados are packed with healthy monounsaturated fats, which have been shown to help lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and raise HDL (“good”) cholesterol.

Total Cholesterol Desirable < 200 mg/dL
Borderline High 200-239 mg/dL
High ≥ 240 mg/dL
Children: 1-12 Yr
Acceptable < 170 mg/dL
Border Line 170-199 mg/dL
High ≥ 200 mg/dL
HDL Low HDL < 40 mg/dL
High HDL ≥ 60 mg/dL
LDL Optimal < 100 mg/dL
Near Optimal/ Above Optimal 100-129 mg/dL
Borderline High 130-159 mg/dL
High 160-189 mg/dL
Very High ≥ 190 mg/dL

About This Test

A cholesterol test is a type of blood test that measures the level of cholesterol in the human body. When is the Cholesterol Test Prescribed? The doctor recommends a cholesterol serum test for p
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Queries about this test

#1 Total cholesterol high

Ans: If the total cholesterol level is higher than the normal range, it may lead to heart disease.

#2 Total cholesterol to HDL ratio

Ans: The ratio should be below 5:1 as it is considered to be good.

#3 Total cholesterol meaning in Hindi

Ans: कोलेस्ट्रॉल टेस्ट एक प्रकार का ब्लड टेस्ट है जो मानव शरीर में कोलेस्ट्रॉल के स्तर को मापता है।

#4 Total cholesterol test in Hindi

Ans: ब्लड में कोलेस्ट्रॉल के स्तर को मापने के लिए एक कोलेस्ट्रॉल ब्लड टेस्ट का उपयोग किया जाता है। आमतौर पर, डॉक्टर शरीर में कोलेस्ट्रॉल के स्तर का पता लगाने के लिए लिपिड प्रोफाइल टेस्ट और एचडीएल टेस्ट की सलाह देते हैं।

#5 Total cholesterol test means

Ans: A measurement of the entire amount of cholesterol in your blood is total cholesterol. Both low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) lipids are present.

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I am very satisfied with the Cholesterol test report I received from Max Lab. The whole process was really fast and easy, and the price is unbeatable. Additionally, I was able to download the report from the Max Lab portal within 24 hours of sample collection.


Max Lab's Cholesterol test was really easy to use because they have a home sample collection. The test results came back in 24 hours and all of my family members easily downloaded the report


I recently used Max Lab for a cholesterol test and the entire process was smooth and efficient. The home sample collection was so convenient, plus the results were very accurate. I highly recommend Max Lab for a reliable and hassle-free cholesterol testing experience

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