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How to interpret Quest Advanced Lipid Panel Cardio IQ

Rest blood work as follows
Total cholesterol 266
HDL 78
Triglycerides 50
LDL 174
Non HDL 188
Cholesterol/HDL ratio 3.4
LDL particle number 2178
LDL small 286
LDL medium 436
HDL large 7840
LDL pattern A
LDL peak size 222.3
ApoB 120
Apia <10
Confused about results, some numbers good some bad not sure what to think any help would be appreciated.
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446049 tn?1649005835
Some numbers seem okay but your "Total cholesterol 266" is very high. Get on some statins
or at least ask your doctor if you should be on one of them to lower that number.
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