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hi doc, i am a 25 year old male struggling with gaining weight and height. i currently weigh 46.1 kg and am 1.5m in height. its probably too late to gain height but is there anything you could recommend for weight gain? regards njabulo

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Dimensions: That would make you 5 foot and 101 pounds. Your BMI is 20 and this is appropriate for your height and weight. I would concentrate on a weight lifting regime to maintain increased lean muscle. Also remember we are all dimensions we are to be. Great 5 foot people include Napolean, Jose ortiz (jockey) and Mithch Gaylord (gymnast). I can see Njabulo on that list too!

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