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Lipid Profile Tacoma WA

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Lipid Profile Labs in Tacoma, Washington

Quest Diagnostics

1901 S. Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
  (360) 347-2836

LabCorp

3401 S 19Th St (Ste 220)
Tacoma, WA 98405
  (360) 347-2836

Quest Diagnostics

707 S 56Th St
Tacoma, WA 98408
  (360) 347-2836
Lab Tests (A-Z)
Lipid Panel
$78
 
$29

Measures levels of cholesterol and triglycerides to assess risk for heart disease

Do you know your cholesterol numbers? If not, you should get in touch with a medical testing lab to get a lipid profile test near Tacoma, WA. Knowing your personal cholesterol/triglyceride numbers is very important to your health, since unhealthy levels of these lipids (fatty substances) in the blood puts you at risk for a number of very serious health problems.

An unhealthy lipid profile significantly increases your risk of cardiovascular diseases, including arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), high blood pressure, heart attack, heart disease and stroke. So what, exactly, is an unhealthy lipid profile? High numbers are a concern when it comes to total cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides, indicating increased cardiovascular disease risk. Low HDL cholesterol numbers also increase risk, since high levels of HDL, known as Ògood cholesterol,Ó are protective against heart disease. For these reasons, you should be having a lipid profile test near Tacoma, WA at least once every 5 years to safeguard your health.

Getting a lipid profile test near Tacoma, WA will provide you with the information you and your healthcare provider need to assess cardiovascular risk, measuring your levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Your test results will tell you whether your numbers are good or bad, as compared to a reference range. If they are good, your doctor can advise you on ways of keeping them that way. If they are less than optimal, your doctor can help you improve them via lifestyle changes, such as healthy eating and exercise, and, if necessary, cholesterol lowering medications.


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