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Teenagers And Veganism
Average if 5'-5'2: The proper weight for age also must factor in height.You can download a chart from www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts to follow this issue.Select the height for age and percentile that falls along and select the same percentile position for weight to see the comon weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
11 yrs old?: I'm sorry but you need to be at least 16 yrs old to ask questions on this site. Please have one of your parents ask for you. Sorry. ...Read more
Weght for Height: For average build, 105-110 lbs is average. ...Read more
Vegetarian: Sure. As long as it is done in a balanced, thoughtful way. Just remember that if you cut out meats that you need to still get certain nutrients that are mostly found in animal products (although easily found in non animal products, just takes research): Omega-3-fatty acids, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Vitamin D, and iron. Follow the link http://www.medicinenet.com/vegetarian_and_vegan_diet/article.htm ...Read more
Hello.I am 29 years old and since puberty I have been liking mature women aged 50 to 70 years more than girls my age.Is this probrem?Thank you.
Define problem !: It will be hard to find a peer group your age that would accept your preference, but how and what you do is your business.If you can find any willing partners, go for it. However, you may want to invest some time with a therapist to reveal why you are drawn to this age group. It may help you become more comfortable with your choices. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi! my daughter is 14 years old, she is 5"6.5 and weighs 128.4 pounds. She is also very active. is this a healthy weight?
Normal weight.: This is appropriate weight for her. Being skinny or slender person does not translate to being unhealthy. Unhealthy or not has to do with what you eat and your life style. ...Read more
130 lbs: Ideal weight ranges from 124 to 140 lbs. ...Read more
My father had a massive stroke one year ago. He is a 54 year old healthy Caucasian male. What are the statistics for life expectancy?
No clear data: Hello Weinstein, The name of the game is risk factor control: blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose control and anti-platelet therapy if the stroke was not a bleeding type. If all risk factors are controlled, he could live quite a long while (>10 years). If poorly controlled, then his life expectancy will be reduced accordingly. Only God knows. ...Read more
Not overweight at al: You are at 75th percentile by height, 80th percentile by weight with a normal body mass index that is considered normal. A lot of girls think that they have to model themselves after Hollywood or show biz standards. Not so!!! This is a false standard. Several years ago a teenage fashion model in Italy basically starved herself to death and they finally passed a law saying that designers had to des ...Read more
Is masturbation a reason for less semon content in a 19 year old boy who had been masturbating for almost 5 years ?
Can be: It depends on how often the man is ejaculating. Sometimes the count will be lower if a man ejaculates daily. Several times daily can certainly lower counts. ...Read more
104-124: The average expected weight would be 112.However the healthy range is broader. Athletes would tend to be heavier. ...Read more
Healthy: Your Body Mass Index is at 63% - a healthy weight. The range of weight your height can carry and be healthy is 88-130 pounds. Stay active - drink lots of water and eat balanced diet with fruits/veges/fibers. Get 8 hours of sleep - limited sleep can contribute to weight gain. If your weight concerns is becoming an intrusive worry - visit with your MD. Right now relax and enjoy life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Any girl who has not had nipple enlargement by 13 and menses by 15 should have an evaluation done. A pediatric endocrinologist would be my referral destination, but there are some tests i would order while awaiting a chance for the patient to be seen.A bone age, hormonal studies and possible chromosome study would be a starting point. ...Read more
My daughter is malnourishee and she's 11 years old. She is short considering her age but very much active in everything.Any vitamin suggestion?
Depends: On the nature of the malnourishment! and/or if she has evidence of symptoms such as bad behavior, hyperactivity etc. If there are such symptoms it is because of the sugar, pop, ice cream etc------the usual and customary malnourishment for kids in america. It causes vitamin b deficiency. ...Read more
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