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Do we put on weight as the age increases, if so can you provide the age & weight relations chart or details. Thanks in advance.

Do we put on weight as the age increases, if so can you provide the age & weight relations chart or details.

Thanks in advance.

BMI vs. age websites: I'm not 100% sure what u r looking 4, but as people age their body composition changes. (See Fig. 1 in http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/pediatrics/principles_of_drug_treatment_in_children/pharmacokinetics_in_children.html). As a result, weight (wt) adjusted 4 height (ht) = BMI increases. See http://www.halls.md/body-mass-index/womens.htm 4 both male & female charts. BMI = wt[kg]/(ht[m])^2 ...Read more

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Is Lipozene bad to take? Will it cause something later down the road? Is there a certain age & weight you have to use it for? Im 20 150lbs

Is Lipozene bad to take? Will it cause something later down the road?  Is there a certain age & weight you have to use it for? Im 20 150lbs

Lipozene: The least important risk is that it may not work. The worst risks come from the fact that it is a diet pill like all the rest that are unregulated by the fda and have not gone through any clinical trials. So you have no idea what the long term effects are. The bottom line is that there are no healthy drugs that burn fat, speed up metabolism, and reduce hunger. I wouldn't recommend it. ...Read more

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What is a good way for a woman prevent middle age weight gain?

What is a good way for a woman prevent middle age weight gain?

Prper diet/Exercise: As you get older your metabolism slows down and if you don't do anything about it you will gain weight. The only way you can prevent it is by proper nutrition and exercise. You have to reduce total calories and eliminate simple sugars like glucose, fructose and sucrose, avoid sodas, and consume fats in moderation. ...Read more

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If appr acitaminophen dose is given to infant WRT age/weight then how long this treatment can safely (w/o toxic effects) cont. Is ten days too much?

If appr acitaminophen dose is given to infant WRT age/weight then how long this treatment can safely (w/o toxic effects) cont. Is ten days too much?

Shorter is better: In infants, cause of fever is generally infections, which shouldn't take more than 3-5 days to subside with the recommended treatment for the condition. Due to his age, he should be seen by his pediatrician. Important thing is to make sure he remains well hydrated. ...Read more

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Neonate 27week gestational age .weight 0.800kg .when can we give feeding by NGT milk.baby stable vital sign?

Neonate 27week gestational age .weight 0.800kg .when can we give feeding by NGT milk.baby stable vital sign?

NICU baby: Your premature baby should be in the neonatal intensive care unit. Premature babies are prone to severe intestinal problems (necrotizing enterocolitis). Feeds must be started slowly and carefully under the guidance of a neonatalogist. There is no general time frame as to when and how feeds are to be started as each baby is unique. ...Read more

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Trying to lose weight..is it better for someone my age/weight/height to eat higher proteins? Carbs? Or fats? I am not very active

Trying to lose weight..is it better for someone my age/weight/height to eat higher proteins? Carbs? Or fats? I am not  very active

High protein: low carbs (complex carbs like vegetables are good), and good fat (olive oil, coconut oil, not transfats in junk food). Movement is crucial. Walking is good. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the long term consequences of putting my twins on feeding tubes? They are 3.25 and 2.95 kg at 1 mo adjusted age; weight gain of 17-21 g/day.

What are the long term consequences of putting my twins on feeding tubes? They are 3.25 and 2.95 kg at 1 mo adjusted age; weight gain of 17-21 g/day.

They gaining weight : Pretty well- 2/3 oz. -1 oz./day is the target. Just make sure they're doing at least non-nutritive sucking on a nipple (yours or a nursery-made pacifier) so they don't develop an oral aversion. Your twins will be referred to the state's early intervention program to monitor their development. Fyi, dr. Monica suchoff is an excellent board-certified developmental/behavioral pediatrician in el paso. ...Read more

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My age is 18 im a girl my height is 5"3 foot i eat healthy will i grow tall now and till what age? Weight 45 my mum is 5"6 and dad 5"11

My age is 18 im a girl my height is 5"3 foot i eat healthy will i grow tall now and till what age? Weight 45 my mum is 5"6 and dad 5"11

Maybe,maybe not: Your predicted height based on your parents is m+f/2 +2.5 inches or 137/2=68.5-2.5=66".If your growth centers remain open there is potential for more growth.An x-ray of your left hand could be assessed for bone maturity.If the bone maturity is that of a 18yo you are likely finished growing.If the growth centers are open and your bone maturity is similar to a 15 yo you may grow a couple inches. ...Read more