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How much you should weigh for your height

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
Cardiology 38 years experience
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
Cardiac Electrophysiology 61 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
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
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Around: 140 to 171 pounds. Higher if you have a large amount of muscle. Take care.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
Cardiology 38 years experience
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 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Varies: The average weight for 63inch 15yo is 112lb, but by BMI index ranges between 96 & 135. Overweight would be >135 and underweight <92.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Weight: Based on the healthy bmi recommendation, your recommended weight is 103.7 lbs - 154.4 lbs.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 26 years experience
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm.

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