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how much you should weigh for your height

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
37 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
60 years experience in 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in 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 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Around: 140 to 171 pounds. Higher if you have a large amount of muscle. Take care.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
37 years experience in 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
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies: The average weight for 63inch 15yo is 112lb, but by BMI index ranges between 96 & 135. Overweight would be >135 and underweight <92.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Weight: Based on the healthy bmi recommendation, your recommended weight is 103.7 lbs - 154.4 lbs.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
25 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
100lb: Loooking at the height/weight curves ,your height (64 inches) is on the third percentile. If you look at the weight for a 16 year old in the third per ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Girl or Guy?: For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch there after ( 160 would be the answer) for a man the formula is 106 po ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm.
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