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ideal weight for 5 feet 8 inches

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: 131-164 is a range with average of 147.
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
General guidelines: There are many ways to look at this. For a 16 year old girl, the 50th %ile weight is 118 pounds, the 10th %ile is 100 pounds, and the 90th %ile is 15 ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
100 to 120 pounds: Depending on your body type.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Ideal weight: 133 plus or minus 15 for body build.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Start with BMI: Start by calculating your BMI at the NIH site for example. The current ideal range for BMI is anywhere between 18.5 and 25. If in range, no worries yo ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Ideal weight: I am also 5 feet 10 inches tall and don't have any problem to my knowledge. I am 10 years older than you and doing OK - tennis is my hobby. You need a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Weight: At your height 130lb should be OK.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ideal weight: Body composition is even more important that weight. You could have an ideal weight , but if your body fat percentage is high, that is not healthy. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
48 years experience Pediatrics
Male or female?: Female - 145-165 male 140-155.

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