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What is the definition or description of: low body weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Low weight.: Body mass index (BMI) uses a man or woman’s height & weight to estimate body fat. Many consider a BMI of less than 18.5 kg/ m2 to be underweight.

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What do you consider as low body weight?

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Dr. Norma jo Waxman
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Depends on height : Please check pnline for a BMI chart. Usually a BMI under 18 or 19 is underweight

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