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LDL

Cardiovascular marker

LDL cholesterol

LDL cholesterol, also known as "bad cholesterol", is a form of cholesterol carried in the body that can cause heart disease if there is too much of it.

Health Check - Diabetes

495 kr

What is LDL cholesterol?

LDL-cholesterol is a lipoprotein that is also usually called the "bad" cholesterol. LDL stands for low density lipoprotein. A lipoprotein is a type of capsule that helps transport cholesterol from the liver out into the body. LDL receptors in the body's cells take up LDL particles and then pass the cholesterol on for use where it is needed.

A combination with many LDL particles and few HDL particles in the blood is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Therefore, it is important to have a good balance between these. A good balance of HDL and LDL means that the HDL cholesterol can prevent excess LDL cholesterol from getting stuck in the blood vessel walls by collecting the LDL cholesterol so that it can instead be taken to the liver where it is burned.

Why analyze LDL cholesterol?

Analysis of LDL cholesterol is good and useful from several aspects:

  • LDL cholesterol, which is often referred to as our "bad" or "bad" cholesterol, is a good marker for identifying risk factors for cardiovascular disease. At high levels of LDL cholesterol, it indicates a strong risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and atherosclerosis, which means an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.
  • When analyzing LDL cholesterol, doctors can get a good picture when identifying people with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. This enables the right measures and possible treatment to be put in place to reduce this risk.
  • During treatment, the doctor can monitor LDL cholesterol in people with a high cardiovascular risk and adjust treatment to lower the risk of complications related to the heart.
  • If familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and hereditary factors are present in a person, LDL levels can be analyzed to make a diagnosis at an early stage when LDL levels are very high.
  • Analysis of LDL cholesterol is of great importance for assessing cardiovascular disease risk, for treatment goals and for identifying hereditary factors that affect cholesterol. It helps prevent and manage cardiovascular problems by ensuring a balance between "good" HDL cholesterol and "bad" LDL cholesterol levels in the blood.

    What can a high LDL cholesterol value mean?

    An elevated cholesterol level often occurs through a combination of lifestyle and heredity, for approximately 5% of those with an elevated cholesterol level, however, it is pronounced as a hereditary disease known as familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).

    High LDL cholesterol can be seen in hyperlipidemia (familial hypercholesterolemia, familial dyslipoproteinemia), in kidney disease, liver disease and hypothyroidism (lack of thyroid hormone).

    Low HDL values ​​and high LDL values ​​are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Tests containing the marker LDL cholesterol

Heart and vascular tests

Heart and vascular tests


LDL
Cholesterol test LDL

LDL-Cholesterol

  • Measures LDL cholesterol
  • The "bad" cholesterol (LDL)
  • Discover the risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Indicate dietary or lifestyle changes

59 kr

Health checks

Health checks


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 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

Health Check - Diabetes
  • Health check designed for annual control of diabetes.
  • Includes a total of 15 health markers.
  • Get knowledge and insight into your blood sugar values.
  • Can identify early signs of diabetes.

495 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.

1 795 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

1 795 kr

Independent health check
Health check on your terms

Independent health check

  • Analysis of 46 health markers.
  • For control of vital health areas.
  • Self-referral without a doctor.

1 495 kr

-10%
Health check Large
  • Health check - Large.
  • Analysis of 52 health markers.
  • Helps you identify outliers.

1 995 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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