What is HDL cholesterol Blood Test?
The healthy cholesterol level in your blood is measured by a high-density lipoprotein (HDL) test. HDL plays a vital role in cholesterol metabolism, transporting from extrahepatic tissues to the liver for catabolism and excretion.
Yellowish Growths on the Eyelids
Have you also noticed yellow growth on the upper or lower eyelids of your eyes, which does not cause any kind of pain? Do not panic, this will not affect your eyesight, but this growth is a clear sign that the amount of cholesterol in your blood has increased too much. Although they can be removed using acid or laser, if you want this yellow-coloured growth to end completely, then you have to control your cholesterol. The doctor can check your test reports and prescribe some medicines to control cholesterol.
✓ HDL Cholesterol: test examines the amount of HDL in your bloodstream. If you have elevated cholesterol-screening test results, an HDL test may be conducted as a follow-up test.
The following conditions may cause high kidney levels:
- Increased triglyceride clearance.
- Chronic liver disease.
Kidney low levels may be caused by:
- Familial hypoalphalipoproteinemia.
- Hepatocellular disorders.
- Anaemia and chronic myeloproliferative diseases.
How does our HDL Clinic Visit test work?
Please make your appointment online and visit us on-site to have your blood drawn by our Registered Nurse. Furthermore, please note that you must present your ID for your appointment.
How long do blood test results take?
The target turnaround time for HDL Cholesterol Blood test results is 1-2 working days. However, the turnaround time is a guide only and will sometimes depend upon assay run schedules.