This test requires a blood draw, which can be done at your local clinic. It will be analysed by an accredited lab, such as Karolinska, Aleris or Unilabs. The first results are usually available within 48h.
What happens next?
The lab sends the results to your personal dashboard, with comments from both a doctor and a nutritionist. If results are abnormal, we recommend seeing a doctor and, if appropriate, booking an appointment with a Nordic Wellth nutrition lifestyle specialist.
You may need to make lifestyle and dietary changes.
No advance preparation is needed for this test.
On the Day Remember to take I.D. with you when going to take a test.
Arrive early and sit down quietly for 15 minutes before the test is taken.
Why test total cholesterol?
Discover your risk factors for lifestyle diseases in time to do something about them.
You have a Family history of high cholesterol or heart disease.
Smoking, high blood pressure and an unhealthy diet all increase the risk of heart disease.
Total cholesterol should be checked regularly as part of a cholesterol test if a previous test has indicated an increased risk of heart disease.