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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: How tall is the man? Is he muscular? This weight may be fine for some mean and overweight for others.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
By BMI, Yes.: You've stumbled on the main reason why the BMI is such a flawed index - it does not take body composition into account. Someone can be healthy from m ... Read More
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Overweight/Obesity: Measure of weight status is Body Mass Index, or BMI. Overweight is BMI between 25.0 and 29.9; BMI of 30 or higher is considered obese. Excess weight ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Worsens it: Obesity decreases fertility in both men and women. Eat less, exercise more and lose weight.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
I don't think so: The key to weight loss for men or women is reducing calories long-term. Men usually burn more calories per day than women, assuming similar levels of ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Cyproterone: You should set up an appointment with a dietitian and a physical therapist. May take some time to get things corrected but over time you will be very ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Endocrinologists are trained in disorders of metabolism which include abdominal obesity.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
9 years experience Family Medicine
If pathological: Only if the abdominal obesity is due to a certain disease state (e.g., hypothyroidism). Otherwise, good nutrition and regular exercise are the best w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
53 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
> 25% for men: Body fat percentage is total body fat expressed as percentage of total body weight. Cut-off point defining obesity is >25% for men. Body fat perce ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Short fat 16 yrs: Discuss with tread. Go to uptodate.com and read more. Suspect you have not stopped growing yet. Best guide to how tall you will be is the average heig ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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See your doctor: You need medical supervision to do this properly. Please discuss with your doctor.

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