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I'm an 18 year old female, 5'4, at 100.8 lbs. Is that normal or underweight?

I'm an 18 year old female, 5'4, at 100.8 lbs. Is that normal or underweight?

@3% for age: This places you at the lowest 3% of the population for your length with a BMI of 17.25 while the average BMI is 21.25 or about 124 lb. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


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Ideal wt for a 5'2 female at age 51?

Ideal wt for a 5'2 female at age 51?

110lbs: For women: an easy formula to use for determining a healthy weight range based on height: calculate 100 lbs for the first 5 ft. Then add 5 lbs for every inch over 5 ft. So 100 + 10 = 110. Give or take 10% depending on the size of your frame. ...Read more

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Female 22years old Not physically active Eats 1500kJ per day BMI 18.1 Is this BMI too low ? What is considered anorexia BMI?

Female
22years old
Not physically active
Eats 1500kJ per day
BMI 18.1

Is this BMI too low ?
What is considered anorexia BMI?

No: As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is there a BMI calculator for metric data?

Is there a BMI calculator for metric data?

Many exist.: Yes. Just google bmi calculator. There are many out there. ...Read more

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Ideal weight for a 5'4, 16 year old female?

Ideal weight for a 5'4, 16 year old female?

Look up "BMI": The Body Mass Index is a number based on only two things: weight and height. You can easily find a BMI calculator on Google. If your BMI is under 18, you are underweight. If it is over 30, you are considered obese. Of course, it's never that simple. If you have a lot of muscle mass, you can be in the overweight range, and still be okay! ...Read more

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What should an average 19 year old 5'2 1/2 inch female weigh?

114 lb: The expected weight for height can be derived from a cdc growth chart.This is available at www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. Select a gender and age range and secure the chart. ...Read more

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I am 18 year old female weighing 250 pounds. Is bariatrics safe?

I am 18 year old female weighing 250 pounds. Is bariatrics safe?

Surgery safe???: Is surgery 100% safe ? No. Consult your family physician, consult on all options before considering surgery. ...Read more

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I am male. Age 45. 6ft 2 inches and weigh 208 lbs. what should be my ideal goal weight? At current weight my BMI is 26.8.

BMI: The upper limit of the BMI range is 25 but 26.8 is not far above this. When BMI was determined were you fully clothed, wearing boots, etc. If you have bathroom scales at home you might want to compare your results with that at the doctor's office. At home you won't need to worry about clothing. ...Read more

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My weight is 165 lbs. Age 24. Height 5'.6''.What is ideal weight according to my height?

130lbs...: For women: an easy formula to use for determining a healthy weight range based on height: calculate 100 lbs for the first 5 ft. Then add 5 lbs for every inch over 5 ft. So 100 + 30 = 130. Give or take 10% depending on the size of your frame. Small frame: 117 lbs med frame: 130 lbs large frame: 143 lbs. ...Read more

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According to my body fat percentage I am perfectly fine, but according to BMI I am a bit overweight. My fat percentage is 26 BMI is 26. Concern?/

According to my body fat percentage I am perfectly fine, but according to BMI I am a bit overweight. My fat percentage is 26 BMI is 26. Concern?/

Weight: As long as you are happy, don't be concerned. We are our own worst critics. You sound very healthy and you should be happy. ...Read more

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Bmi and average weight for a 5'10" female?

Bmi and average weight for a 5'10" female?

130-170 pounds.: By BMI calculations, your weight should be in the 130-170 range to be considered healthy. Granted the BMI is not an ideal index as it doesn't take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) or coincident medical conditions. But that would be your range strictly based on your height. ...Read more

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30yr working married lady(healthy diet, BMI 24) frm India having severe hair fall?

30yr working married lady(healthy diet, BMI 24) frm India  having severe hair fall?

Hair Loss: There is not one specific treatment for hair loss. There are number of potential causes that would be approached differently (depending on the cause). Dermatological work up is likely to be your best bet. Take care ...Read more

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Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond to the percentile of height. (a 75% tall person should be 75% weight) www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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Is 100-110 lbs underweight for a female of height 5 ft 3 inches?

Is 100-110 lbs underweight for a female of height 5 ft 3 inches?

Maybe. Maybe not.: Some women are fine at that height and weight. Some women could use a few more pounds at that height. That depends on other factors such as where her fat is distributed, how much muscle she has, how her body type is, whether she is losing or gaining weight, if she has any ill symptoms, etc... ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for 48 yr old female 5ft 5'.

What is the ideal weight for 48 yr old female 5ft 5'.

Tough to say: General rule of thumb, and this can be way off, depending on body type and muscle mass, etc. Women at 5 foot even 100 pounds. 5 pounds per inch thereafter. It's a very rough estimate. A better estimate is the bmi. Talk with your doc about a weight that's right for you. ...Read more

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Ideal weight for female 5ft 3 inches 14 years old.

Ideal weight for female 5ft 3 inches 14 years old.

Variable: Ideal body weight should be a range not a specific number. It can vary based on a number of issues such as race, ethnicity, physical characteristics... Weight is only one aspect to consider. Body mass index is another and bmi should range from 18 to 25. An acceptable range for a 5ft 3 in female is 105-140 pounds. ...Read more

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Is a 5'9 16 year old female who weighs 150 pounds overweight?

Is a 5'9 16 year old female who weighs 150 pounds overweight?

BMI = 22.1: Your bmi is in normal range. Healthy weight range is within normal limits. You are not overweight. However, the only question is what is your current activity level? ...Read more

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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