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Lipid Profile, Non Fasting in Gurgaon

Also known as Lipid panel test, Serum lipid profile test, Complete lipid profile test, Cholesterol lipid profile, Fasting lipid profile test
Lipid Profile, Non Fasting in Gurgaon Test Includes 8 testsView All
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Understanding Lipid Profile, Non Fasting in Gurgaon


What is Lipid Profile, Non Fasting in Gurgaon?

A Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package assesses the amount and type of fat in the blood at an affordable price in Gurgaon with Tata 1mg labs. It measures LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, and triglyceride levels in the body. This test also helps evaluate your cardiovascular health, especially when you have risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure. 

Excessive amounts of cholesterol may clog or block the blood vessels (plaque formation) and increase the risk of heart conditions, such as heart attack and stroke. A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats, such as those found in nuts and seeds, can help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Additionally, regular exercise and an active lifestyle can also play a part in maintaining a healthy weight and lowering the risk of heart disease.

Overnight fasting is not required for Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package. You may eat and drink as per your normal routine.

Note: The Lipid Association of India (LAI) recommends both fasting and non-fasting lipid profile tests to manage abnormally elevated cholesterol or fats (lipids) in the blood. However, only Lipid Profile, Non Fasting is required to determine the levels of triglyceride fats in the blood post meals.

What does Lipid Profile, Non Fasting measure?

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A Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package assesses the level of specific fat molecules called lipids in the blood and helps determine the risk of heart ailments. This test determines the amount of different types of lipids, including total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and triglycerides. Lipids play a pivotal role in the functioning of the body. They are crucial components of the cell membranes and hormones, provide cushioning, and are a storehouse of energy. Any alterations in the lipid levels may lead to potential heart ailments, and this makes their monitoring crucial.

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Cholesterol - Total

A Cholesterol - Total test measures the total amount of cholesterol (fats) in your blood. Cholesterol is mainly synthesized in the liver and partially in the intestines. It acts as a building block for cell membranes, serves as a precursor to vital hormones, and helps in the production of bile acids that help digest fats. Cholesterol is transported through the blood by two kinds of proteins: low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL). An optimal amount of these proteins is necessary for proper body functioning.

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Triglycerides

A Triglycerides test measures the amount of triglycerides in the blood and helps evaluate your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Triglycerides are a type of fat (lipid) that your body uses as a source of energy. When you consume more calories than your body needs, the excess calories are converted into triglycerides and stored in fat cells for later use. High triglyceride levels can contribute to the hardening and narrowing of arteries, increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other related conditions. 

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Cholesterol - HDL

A Cholesterol - HDL test measures the concentration of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol in the blood. HDL cholesterol plays a crucial role in maintaining cardiovascular health, as it helps transport excess low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol from the bloodstream back to the liver for excretion. This process prevents the buildup of plaque on the blood vessel walls, which can cause them to become narrow and less flexible. Higher levels of HDL cholesterol are generally associated with a lower risk of heart problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. By measuring HDL cholesterol levels, your doctor can assess your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and can recommend appropriate preventive or treatment strategies, including lifestyle modifications and medications.

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Cholesterol - LDL

A Cholesterol - LDL test measures the concentration of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood. LDL cholesterol plays an important role in your body. It carries cholesterol from your liver to other parts of the body where it's needed for things like building cell walls and making hormones. However, it is often referred to as "bad" cholesterol because when present in excess in your blood, it can stick to your blood vessel walls leading to the formation of plaque, making them narrow and less flexible. When this happens, it's harder for the blood to flow, which can lead to heart problems, like heart attacks and strokes. By measuring LDL cholesterol levels, your doctor can assess your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and can recommend appropriate preventive or treatment strategies.

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Very Low Density Lipoprotein

A Very Low Density Lipoprotein test measures the concentration of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol in the blood. VLDL cholesterol plays a vital role in the body's metabolic processes. It is produced by the liver and is used to transport triglycerides, a type of fat, from the liver to various tissues throughout the body, where they are either utilized for energy or stored for later use. Though VLDL cholesterol is essential for the body's normal functioning, it is harmful if present in excess amounts. By measuring VLDL cholesterol levels, your doctor can assess your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and recommend appropriate preventive or treatment strategies.

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Total Cholesterol/HDL Cholesterol Ratio

A Total Cholesterol/HDL Cholesterol Ratio measures the ratio of total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein (HDL)/good cholesterol in your blood which is a significant indicator of cardiovascular health. This ratio is calculated by dividing the total cholesterol by the HDL number. A high ratio indicates a higher amount of 'bad' cholesterol relative to 'good' cholesterol, implying a higher risk of developing heart disease. Conversely, a lower ratio implies a higher amount of 'good' cholesterol relative to 'bad' cholesterol, indicating a lower risk.

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LDL/HDL Ratio

An LDL/HDL Ratio test measures the ratio of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) to high-density lipoproteins (HDL) in your blood. These two types of lipoproteins carry cholesterol throughout the body. LDL, often referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol, carries cholesterol to the cells that need it. However, if there is too much LDL cholesterol in the blood, it can combine with other substances and form plaque in the arteries, leading to cardiovascular diseases. On the other hand, HDL, often referred to as the 'good' cholesterol, helps remove other forms of cholesterol, including LDL, from the bloodstream. It transports cholesterol back to the liver, where it is broken down and eliminated from the body, thus reducing the risk of cholesterol buildup and heart disease. The LDL/HDL ratio is a significant indicator of cardiovascular health. A high ratio indicates a higher amount of 'bad' cholesterol relative to 'good' cholesterol, implying a higher risk of developing heart disease. Conversely, a lower ratio implies a higher amount of 'good' cholesterol relative to 'bad' cholesterol, indicating a lower risk.

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Non HDL Cholesterol

A Non HDL Cholesterol test looks for the “bad” cholesterol particles that are likely to contribute to heart problems. These bad particles include LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, VLDL (very-low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, and remnants of other cholesterol-carrying molecules. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that circulates in your bloodstream and is essential for various bodily functions. However, too much of “bad” types of cholesterol can build up in your arteries and increase the risk of heart conditions. LDL and VLDL cholesterol particles are often referred to as the "bad" cholesterol because they can stick to the walls of your arteries and form plaque, narrowing the arteries and restricting blood flow to your heart. By measuring non-HDL cholesterol, your doctor can assess your risk of heart disease and determine if any interventions or lifestyle changes are needed to protect your heart.

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Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Lipid Profile, Non Fasting in Gurgaon


Frequently Asked Questions about Lipid Profile, Non Fasting in Gurgaon

Q. What is a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package?

A Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package is a set of blood tests that tells about the levels of lipids in your blood and helps in the early detection of heart/cardiovascular diseases.

Q. What does a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package measure?

A Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package includes tests that measure the levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides in your blood.

Q. Why is a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package important for heart health?

A Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package is important because high levels of LDL cholesterol or triglycerides or low levels of HDL cholesterol can increase the risk of developing atherosclerosis and other heart-related diseases. Often, high cholesterol is a silent condition without any symptoms. Most people do not even realize they have high cholesterol until they develop serious complications, such as a heart attack or stroke.

Q. Do I need to fast before a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package?

No, you do not need to fast before this package. It can be done at any time of the day irrespective of food intake.

Q. What is the difference between “bad cholesterol” and “good cholesterol”?

“Bad cholesterol” carries cholesterol that can stick to the arterial walls and form plaque, whereas “good cholesterol” takes the cholesterol away from the blood and returns it to the liver.

Q. What is atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is a disease of the arteries that is characterized by plaque formation in the arteries of the walls, leading to heart attack or stroke.

Q. How can I maintain my lipid levels naturally?

You must consult your doctor if your reports show elevated lipid levels. However, you can maintain healthy lipid levels by making a few changes in your lifestyle, such as eating heart-healthy food, managing your body weight by exercising regularly, and avoiding alcohol and smoking.

Q. What foods can cause high cholesterol?

Deep-fried foods, full-fat dairy products, sugary items, cakes and pastries, processed foods, food cooked using unhealthy oils, etc. can increase your cholesterol levels.

Q. What are the most common risk factors for high lipids?

The most common risk factors for high lipids are being over the age of 45 years (men) or over 50 years (women), smoking, obesity, lack of physical activity, high blood pressure, diabetes, family history, or heart disease at an early age (under 55 in men and under 65 in women).

Q. Is a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package available for booking in Gurgaon?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package in Gurgaon. The test is easy to book, is affordable, and comes with a comprehensible report.

Q. Is a home sample collection facility available for a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package in Gurgaon?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers a home sample collection facility for a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package in Gurgaon. You can also select the date and time for sample collection and schedule the test at your convenience.

Q. How can I schedule a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package with Tata 1mg Labs in Gurgaon?

If you want to schedule a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package with Tata 1mg Labs in Gurgaon, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package in Gurgaon?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests. In Gurgaon, a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package is available at an affordable price of Rs. 320.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to provide the reports of a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package in Gurgaon?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to promptly get the information you need. On average, we take 12 hours to provide the reports of a Lipid Profile, Non Fasting package in Gurgaon.
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