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How much should i weigh

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice 20 years experience
Loaded Question!!: The general answer is at your height and weight there is a range of weights that could be "ideal". Generally the answer would be from 120-130. But dep... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: Ideal body weight for a male 5' 3" tall (using 2 formulas) is 125.4 - 126.1 lbs. Bmi at those weights would be in the middle of normal range (18-25): ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
111 to124 lbs: Ideal weight for your height is 111 to 124 lbs.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Betancourt
Family Medicine 11 years experience
About 115 Pounds: If you're asking what the ideal body weight is for a girl your height, the answer is 115 pounds. Ideal body weight for females is calculated by gettin... Read More
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Flexible in teens: Roughly 105-130 lbs, depending on exact age, body size, etc.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Not enough info: I will need your height and current weight.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Less than 155lbs: To keep BMI (body mass index) below 25 i would recommend 155lb or lower.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Complex Q, depending: The "ideal" weight depends on your age, sex, height, but also more factors like genetics, "frame type", & birth weight, so there is no 1 answer. B... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
About 120 to 130Poun: There is a range of weights which would be healthy for you. I would suggest that a weight of 120-125 pounds would be fine. Anything over 130 pounds wo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 34 years experience
136 - 164 pounds: At healthy male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, should weigh approximately 136 - 164 pounds. Mean weight would be approximately 147 pounds.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
120-150 pounds: Body mass index for normal-weight individuals is 18.5-24.9 kg/m^2. Given your height, your ideal body weight should be 120-150 pounds. See your physic... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
May vary: There are no absolutes here and it depends on an analysis of muscle mass but the body mass index (bmi) is a good starting point. For adults, an ideal... Read More

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