More facts and figures about matters of the heart

Cholesterol

• Over half of all adults in England have raised cholesterol (>5mmol/L).

• Healthy adults should aim for total cholesterol of 5mmol/l or less and LDL-cholesterol of 3mmol/l or less

• Adults at increased risk from a heart attack should aim for a 40% or more reduction in their LDL-cholesterol. Targets will be different for all individuals but as a guide a total cholesterol below 4mmol/l, an LDL-cholesterol below 1.8mmol/l and a non-HDL cholesterol below 2.5mmol/L

• In 2013 in England 300 million prescriptions were issued to help treat CVD

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