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Cardiovascular marker

Total cholesterol

Cholesterol is a natural fat that is important to the body because it helps build cells and produce hormones. It is found both in the cells of the body and in certain foods.

What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fatty substance found naturally in all humans and animals. It plays an important role in the body as it helps build cells and produce hormones. Cholesterol is found in all cells of the body, but it is also found in certain foods such as animal products such as dairy products, eggs, meat and fish. Cholesterol can also be produced by the liver.

Total cholesterol is a measure of the total amount of cholesterol in the blood. There are two types of cholesterol: LDL (low density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein). LDL cholesterol, also known as "bad cholesterol", can build up in the arteries and cause heart disease if there is too much of it. HDL cholesterol, or "good cholesterol", on the other hand, helps transport LDL cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver where it can be broken down.

It is important to keep an eye on your cholesterol level and to have it under control. High levels of LDL cholesterol can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, while high levels of HDL cholesterol can reduce the risk. There are various ways to keep cholesterol levels under control, such as eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and avoiding excessive amounts of tobacco and alcohol.

Why analyze cholesterol?

It is good to analyze cholesterol to get an idea of how the body works and if there are any possible risk factors for cardiovascular diseases that can be prevented with the help of measures.

If one has high levels of LDL cholesterol in the blood, it can cause a build-up of cholesterol in the arteries, which can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Therefore, it is important to keep LDL cholesterol as low as possible. Likewise, having high levels of HDL cholesterol is good because it helps transport LDL cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver where it can be broken down.

What can a high cholesterol level mean?

Elevated cholesterol levels are seen in secondary hyperlipidemia (eg diabetes mellitus, kidney disease, liver disease, hypothyroidism) and in primary hyperlipidemia (familial hypercholesterolemia, familial dyslipoproteinemia).

Symptoms of high cholesterol

High cholesterol can usually not be felt in any way and there are often no specific symptoms to watch out for. It is therefore important to check your cholesterol level regularly to keep it under control.

Tests containing the marker Total cholesterol

Heart and vascular tests

Heart and vascular tests


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Cholesterol total

Cholesterol test

  • Measures your total cholesterol.
  • Get insight into your cholesterol value.
  • Discover the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Indication of dietary or lifestyle changes.

69 kr

Health checks

Health checks


-11%
Health check pregnant
  • Health check for you who are pregnant.
  • Analysis of 28 relevant health markers.
  • Identifies gestational diabetes.
  • Analysis of sex hormones and the thyroid gland.

1 695 kr1 495 kr

Heart and vascular test
  • Get insight into your cardiovascular health.
  • Indication of cardiovascular disease.
  • Gives you the conditions to optimize your health.

369 kr

-55%
Heart specialist's cholesterol profile
  • Health check with heart specialist.
  • Statement by a specialist in cardiology.
  • Analysis of your cholesterol profile, blood fats.
  • Consultation for possible treatment is included.

1 795 kr795 kr

Woman
Health check - Female

Woman

  • Health check designed for women.
  • Includes a total of 48 health markers.
  • Gives you information about your overall health.
  • Can identify early signs of health problems.

1 750 kr

Man
Health check - Man

Man

  • Health check designed for you as a man
  • Includes a total of 45 health markers
  • Gives you knowledge about your general state of health
  • Can identify early signs of health problems

1 750 kr

-7%
Health check Large
  • Health check - Large.
  • Analysis of 52 health markers.
  • Helps you identify outliers.

1 950 kr1 795 kr

-17%
Health check man plus
Comprehensive health check

Health check man plus

  • Comprehensive health check for men.
  • Includes 65 different health tests.
  • Provides insight into your health data.
  • 10 different health areas.

4 595 kr3 795 kr

Health check weight loss
  • Identifies barriers to weight loss.
  • Get increased insight into your metabolism.
  • Health check before or during weight loss.

795 kr

-17%
Woman Plus
Max health check

Woman Plus

  • Extended health screening for women.
  • 65 different health tests are included.
  • Several markers of hormonal balance.

4 595 kr3 795 kr

Standard
Ordinary health check

Standard

  • Analysis of markers that affect the liver and kidneys.
  • Analysis of markers that affect the heart and blood vessels.
  • Control of the risk of possible diabetes.

795 kr

Sport
Sport performance health check

Sport

  • Health check for those who exercise actively.
  • Analysis of markers that affect your performance.
  • Gives you the conditions to optimize your health.

1 995 kr

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