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Doctor insights on: Bmi Gym Weight Machine

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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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Bmi machines do they work?

Bmi machines do they work?

Please clarify: Hi. Please clarify what you mean by "BMI machine". BMI (body mass index) is a simple calculation based on your height and weight. You don't need a machine to get your BMI...just go online and use the BMI calculator on any of the sites. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does a BMI machine do?

It's a very: Expensive way to measure your height and weight and do a simple calculation to determine bmi. You can measure your own height and weight, and bmi calculators are available by the thousands on the web or apps on your phone. ...Read more

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21 y.O. With BP 136/90 BMI 22. Got same pressure 2x on 2 machines by dr. Borderline prehypertension? Cause? Healthy otherwise. Is it a fluke?

21 y.O. With BP 136/90 BMI 22. Got same pressure 2x on 2 machines by dr. Borderline prehypertension? Cause? Healthy otherwise. Is it a fluke?

Hypertension: That pressure is right on the cusp of the definition of hypertension. At 21y/o you need an evaluation to see why the pressure is sitting there. You should be on a low salt diet and exercise program while the evaluation is being done. ...Read more

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I have a BMI of 47.7. What are ways i can lose weight with no access to a gym? Any over-the-counter prescriptions to help?

Food Exercise and Me: One. You do not need a gym to lose weight. You must get outside and walk for 20 to 30 minutes every day at a pace to get your heart beat to 130 bpm. Then you change you diet to include 60% of your calories are proteins, 25% are carbs and 15% are fats. The total amount of calories you can consume in 24 hours is 1500. No diet pills are worth the risk to your health. None really work. ...Read more

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Is 126 at 5'6 and a half under weight and how fo I figure out my bmi?

Normal weight!: Your body mass index calculates out at 20, which is normal. The bmi is a calculation based on weight and height. The national institutes of health has link to an online bmi calculator that is easy to use: http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/ if you feel as though you are too thin, weight training may help you build muscle mass without putting on extra fat. ...Read more

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Do you need to lose weight if BMI 26?

It depends: If your bmi is that number because of fat composition, then proper weight loss by eliminating certain processed foods like bread, cakes, cookies, pasta, fruit drinks and flavored yogurts, etc. May be healthy. If it's due to muscle mass, then you don't need to lose any weight. ...Read more

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How does losing weight affect your bmi?

How does losing weight affect your bmi?

Lower Wt : Lower BMI: The body mass index (bmi) is a measurement that looks at one's weight in comparison to his height. Tall people are allowed to weigh more than short people are. With a stable height, one's BMI drops if his weight drops. Bmi calculators are available at the doctor's office and also on the internet. An adult with a BMI of 18.5-24.9 is normal, 25-29.9 is overweight, and 30 or more is obese. ...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