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What is the I deal weight for a 5ft 5 Australian female aged 22 years old? Is BMI a good measure to rely on?

What is the I deal weight for a 5ft 5 Australian female aged 22 years old? Is BMI a good measure to rely on?

Can't tell, but...: A starting point is 130 lbs. A lot depends on a person's body build. Some are naturally very thin, others thick or big-boned, but most people are somewhere in between. "Australian" is a location, so that doesn't help either, as many different types of bodies are in Australia. BMI is helpful if a person is of average musculature. If very muscular, a perfectly fine person will have a high BMI. ...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


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I'm 5'6 105 pounds 27 years old female with hypothyroid.. bmi is 16.. i know im thin but i dont feel unhealthy.. should i be more concerned?

I'm 5'6 105 pounds 27 years old female with hypothyroid.. bmi is 16.. i know im thin but i dont feel unhealthy.. should i be more concerned?

Need to be very: Aware you could be at health risks like a decreased immune system and hormone dysregulation. But like many things in life, you may actually be fine, just as a subpopulation of overweight patients actually do fine too. Everyone's body tolerates weight levels different and there are people who do fine at the extremes. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years female,I'm severely underweight my BMI is 15 my eating habit is normal and I feel hungry most of time I do not know what is my problem ?

I'm 20 years female,I'm severely underweight my BMI is 15 my eating habit is normal and I feel hungry most of time I do not know what is my problem ?

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 more

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I am a 16 year old female. I am very active and i want to calculate my BMI but for a highly active teenager. Height: 5.6" weight: 155 age: 16 years ol?

I am a 16 year old female. I am very active and i want to calculate my BMI but for a highly active teenager. Height: 5.6" weight: 155 age: 16 years ol?

Fair: Your bmi is 25 kg/m2 and considered slightly overweight. However it is more important to measure the waist line size which should be much less than 35 inch in a female of your age. Do note that if you are somewhat muscular, the bmi may well be normal. ...Read more

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What kind of annual test should I do for my heart? Am 59 female, BMI of 22, and returning to active sports after 7 years of light physical activity.

What kind of annual test should I do for my heart? Am   59 female, BMI of 22, and returning to active sports after 7 years of light physical activity.

Physical/EKG: See your doctor. Getting "cleared" for exercise primarily hinges on your history. If you've been active without symptoms and your ekg is normal, then there is no evidence that a stress test "just to be sure" will prevent anything in a person who feels well. Any test can have a false positive result, and a positive stress test means an invasive test like a heart cath (which has complications). ...Read more

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Why could i be so tired lately? I am a retired female almost 60 years old with a BMI of 38. The last few months, i sleep about 14 hours for every 24 (including day naps). Even when i get up, after about an hour or so, i feel so sleepy i just want to go ba

Why could i be so tired lately? I am a retired female almost 60 years old with a BMI of 38. The last few months, i sleep about 14 hours for every 24 (including day naps). Even when i get up, after about an hour or so, i feel so sleepy i just want to go ba

You : You should have a test for hypothyroidism (blood for tsh) but you likely have obstructive sleep apnea. Your weight is the major cause for that. I suspect you snore at night. People who wake up after lots of sleep and still feel tired and sleep have sleep apnea and until proven otherwise. Your lpid levels and vitamin are expected with your bmi but they do not explain your fatigue and sleepiness. See your doctor, get the thyroid tests and if they are normal get a sleep study. Sleep apnea is extremely common and overlooked by patients and doctors. ...Read more

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What weight & BMI should I be at 5'9 & 28 year old female?

What weight & BMI should I be at 5'9 & 28 year old female?

BMI: Bmi is calculated weight to height. Ideal and high risk are standardized for adult ideal is18.5 to 25, 25 to 30 is overweight and 30 plus is considered obese. These are not generally age dependent. Another way to determine ideal weight for a female is 100 pounds for 5 foot and 5 pounds per inch for every inch over 5 foot. There are allowances for large and small bone. Hope this helped. ...Read more

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What's the average BMI for 20 year old females?

What's the average BMI for 20 year old females?

Depends on height: Hi. BMI is a measure of body habitus that is calculated using your height and weight. It does not take age (in adults) into account. So 20 years old doesn't matter. Height, however, is indispensable in calculating BMI. Therefore, in the absence of critically important information, we have no way to tell you what an average BMI for (20 yo) women is. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the average weight of a 53 year old female with BMI of 28?

What is the average weight of a 53 year old female with BMI of 28?

Need to know: the height in order to make the estimate for weight. Feel free to repost with the additional info. ...Read more

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What is an ideal BMI for a 19 year old female?

Healthy BMI: The current accepted "normal" bmi is between 18.5-24.9. ...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