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what is a healthy bmi for a 5 1 woman

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
YOUR BMI is normal: Your bmi is 19-20 and that is normal. You should be able to carry a baby. Most women gain weight during pregnancy anyway so you should be ok. Being he ... Read More
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Dr. Leon Katz answered
29 years experience Bariatrics
You are there: Based on your weight and height, your bmi is 19.2. A healthy bmi is 18-24.9, so you are there. As long as you have a normal menstrual cycle, you likel ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
About 120 lbs: One easy equation for weight is to be 100 lbs for 5 feet and then add about 5 lbs per inch. So for 5'4'' an average weight would be 120 lbs plus or m ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Dose: Great to hear that you're so active. Unfortunately then you're going to need an increase in your dosage of BP meds
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
20-24: The target bmi for an adult female is between 20 & 24 (average 22) based ofn cdc & nchs statistics.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
28 years experience Bariatrics
Around 22-25: The "normal" range for body mass index is 18-25. This does not take into account body composition. When losing weight to reach this range you must ex ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
35 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: Optimal bmis for males could be in the teens (17%) while women require more body fat at around 24%, .
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriaan francois Van wyk
Specializes in General Practice
Female, 26yr: I have an interest in wellness. It is important to note that too little body fat is extremely bad for your health, just as obesity. Exercise is good f ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Heart beat chest: Discuss this with your Dr. It is most likely and extra heart beat that comes too soon. When that happens the next beat comes later and the heart fill ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: You need to increase your caloric intake. Ideally you should meet with a nutritionist to go over a proper diet for you. I imagine you are not eating e ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: Despite regular exercise, healthy diet(?low salt, no excessive caffeine,alcohol,no smoking) and good BMI(unless waist size over 35), you have moderate ... Read More
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