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Weight restored (bmi 18.7 for around 2 months already) after anorexia but no sign of menses. How can I make it return more quickly?

Weight restored (bmi 18.7 for around 2 months already) after anorexia but no sign of menses. How can I make it return more quickly?

Birth control: Anorexia can cause a lack of periods by triggering a post menopausal state. Of course correcting the anorexia is key. Birth control pills can be used to normalize the hormone deficiency and regulate the cycles ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Always had seldom menses&pco-ovaries. Sexhormones, thyriode, cortisol, lipid&glucosetest was fine.Blodpressure:110/65.Bmi:21/22will i respond to clomid (clomiphene)?

Always had seldom menses&pco-ovaries. Sexhormones, thyriode, cortisol, lipid&glucosetest was fine.Blodpressure:110/65.Bmi:21/22will i respond to clomid (clomiphene)?

Clomid (clomiphene) + metformin?: With polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos) and irregular periods you're not ovulating every month. Clomid (clomiphene) is the first-choice medicine to help you ovulate and get pregnant. Metformin plus Clomid (clomiphene) is a little better than Clomid (clomiphene) alone. Letrozole is good if you don't respond to, or get a thin lining with clomid (clomiphene). You should get checked for low egg supply, blocked tubes, uterine problems, or sperm issues. ...Read more

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How is my BMI measured?

How is my BMI measured?

Use height and weigh: BMI is a calculated value using your weight in kilograms and dividing by your height in meters squared Kg/M2. The easiest way to find this value is to just use a BMI calculator online. You can google "BMI calculator" and just plug your values in and it will give you an answer in a couple of seconds. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bmi?

Here's a website: http://www.bmicalculator.org/ has explanations and calculators for men an women. Calculations require height, weight, gender and, in kids, age. The result is a %ile that indicates whether your weight is healthy for your height. If >95th%ile, see your doctor to reduce your risk of diabetes, heart disease and other medical complications of obesity. ...Read more

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Is BMI of 19 healthy at 19?

Normal 20-25 but..: Technically a "normal bmi is 20-25. But its just a number. A bmi of 19 has to be put into context of who you are. If you are healthy, happy, eating well and feel good. Then 19 should be fine. ...Read more

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What is best BMI for 40? 50?

Ranges: Bmi categories: underweight = <18.5 normal weight = 18.5–24.9 overweight = 25–29.9 obesity = bmi of 30 or greater. ...Read more

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My BMI is 17% is this normal ?

It can be: If you are eating a balanced diet of sufficient calories, a bmi of 17 is fine. Usually this bmi is normal when you have been slim your entire life. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of low BMI?

Low BMI: Indicates low weight & can cause anemia, low bone density, hormonal imbalance, low functioning immune system, cardiac problems, low energy, insomnia, constipation, frequent illnesses, malnutrition. ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more