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how much do I need to weigh for my height

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
37 years experience Cardiology
Can look at a chart: Easy way to estimate without looking at charts is to start with 106 pounds for 5 foot male, add 6 pounds for each inch.Female at 5 feet starts at 100 ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
60 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Same: Some say use data for your tallest height. Others say use your present height. Most charts ask for present height. There is evidence that losing wei ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Search table: Google ht/wt averages 4 70yo + u can c where u stand against the population.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Targeted weight: A target weight based only on age/height and body mass index is 125 lb with a common range from 112-140. Body mass index is an idealized number that a ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Roughly....: Around 120 pounds (108 to 132 pounds).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
It varies...: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Around: 140 to 171 pounds. Higher if you have a large amount of muscle. Take care.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
37 years experience Cardiology
154 pounds: Easy way to estimate without looking at charts is to start with 106 pounds for 5 foot male, add 6 pounds for each inch=another 48 pounds-totaling 154 ... Read More

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