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Bmi For Large Frame
I am 6.0 feet tall, 117kg and 27 years old. My BMI calculation says I am obessed. I want to know if I am really obessed, I have a large body frame.
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 claims i'm obese, but I don't deel that way at all. I'm 6' 5in and weigh 260 I have a very large football blockers frame what should my weight be?
BMI; IBW; frame: By traditional formula, your bmi = 30.83 "obese" ideal body weight ibw = 156.01 - 210.82 however, as you point out, these formulas do not take into account frame size or the density of lean muscle mass being greater than that of fat. This site (http://www.Dietandfitnesstoday.Com/bodyframe.Php) calculates frames size so you can adjust ibw (large frame adds 10%. ...Read more
I weigh 230. I have 100lbs muscle, large frame, and BMI of 38.9% @ 5'5". Is a weight loss of 90lbs healthy or too aggressive?
I am asian, 20 y/o, 5ft, 85 lbs. My BMI is 16.6. Is it ok considered that I have small body frame? My hair and skin are healthy. I go hiking twice/wk.
Is it true that you can determine your body frame with index finger and thumb for ideal weight calculation? Or regardless of the frame, BMI rules?
Been obese since highschool. I'm for sure not a big eater,even smaller portion than a small-sized lady.But I still have BMI over 35.What's wrong?
Remember: The determinations of someone's overall weight is complicated. While part of the component is how much you are taking in caloric wise, the other part is based on how active you are physical but also how active you are metabolically. Some people have slower metabolisms than others, which means they have to be very careful about their intake and activity levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5'8" and 220 lbs (34% BF). I heard you have to be over 40 BMI for lap band surgery. Is that an inflexible rule? Am I big enough?
Based on BMI: Whether or not to perform perform a bariatric procedure is based on your BMI and your comorbidities, not % body fat. Lap bands are beginning to fall out of favor due to complications associated with them and a failure for long-term weight loss. Typically insurance will not cover bariatric procedures unless your BMI is over 40 or over 35 with comorbidities. Your BMI is 33.4 ...Read more
I have a gynecomastia but not very large , I am not obese but I have a little central obesity , although my BMI is on normal average , how i can prescription it?
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery may suffice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello I'm 5'5 and my BMI is at 30 and a male, I feel like I've been losing weight. Even after eating a big meal no weight gain.. Could this be diabete?
Possible: Hi. Unintended weight loss can be seen with undiagnosed/untreated diabetes, but with other conditions as well. Is there a family history of diabetes? Do you have any other symptoms (up at night to pee, blurred vision, fatigue, thirst, etc)? Diabetes is easy to test for. Your BMI suggests possibility of unhealthy lifestyle. Eat healthily and exercise regularly, and of course, don't smoke. Good luck ...Read more
If someone has a bmi of 32-34 and a large amount of belly fat, can they still get pregnant? If they don't ovulate normally would clomid (clomiphene) be safe 4 that
Simply a formula: formula. Google: "BMI formula". E.g. For US typical units BMI = 703 x Wt (pounds)/Ht (inches). Of course this means BMI does not compensate for type of body build & is commonly very misleading. It was developed by a mathematician, adopted by the insurance/advance-monetary-time-payment industry as a crude indicator of body build for the masses &, in turn, adopted by the medical disease industry. ...Read more
Need to see doctor.: I usually like to provide concrete answers to questions here, but your query requires some definitive testing. There could be many metabolic, infectious, nutritional, gastrointestinal, endocrine issues causing the problem with your weight. Your BMI is dangerously low. You need to initiate a local work-up with a doctor right away. Please. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer