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HDL Cholesterol - Serum

Also Known as High-density Lipoprotein test

10- 12 Hr fasting is required

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Sample

BLOOD

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Gender

Both

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Age group

7 years & above

HDL cholesterol refers to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. This test helps to determine the risk of developing disease. The HDL Cholesterol – Serum test is done: • As a part of lipid panel • To monitor cholesterol levels in persons at risk of developing heart disease • To monitor undergoing treatment for unhealthy lipid levels

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faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How is the blood sample taken?

To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.

What are the risk factors for heart disease?

The risk factors for heart disease include eating a diet high in saturated fats, trans fat, and cholesterol; not doing enough physical inactivity, sedentary lifestyle, excessive consumption of alcohol, use of tobacco, high blood pressure, having a family history of heart diseases, etc.

What are the different types of heart diseases?

The different types of heart diseases include arrhythmia, atherosclerosis, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart defects, coronary heart disease, and heart infections.

What are the common symptoms of heart disease?

The common symptoms of heart disease include dizziness, paleness, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, fainting or passing out, anxiety, nausea, vomiting, jaw pain, neck pain, back pain, cold sweats, and indigestion or gas-like pain in the chest and stomach.

What lifestyle changes can be made to prevent heart diseases?

The lifestyle changes which can be made to prevent heart diseases include a low-sodium, low-fat diet; a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, regular exercise, avoiding the use of tobacco and alcohol.

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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results