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What is my bmi? 5'4 278 wrist size is 7

What is my bmi?
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wrist size is 7

47.7: You bmi is very high. You need a good medical evaluation, and then to begin a program of education, diet and exercise. Otherwise your risks of medical problems (diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, stroke, orthopedic disorders, etc) will be dangerously high and you will feel miserable. You're still young enough to save your life by getting healthier. Start now! ...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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Shooting pain frm left back to wrist. Didn't resolve with paraceta or antacid but only with very low dose aspirin. Hi BMI but normal ECG & lft last yr?

Shooting pain frm left back to wrist. Didn't resolve with paraceta or antacid but only with very low dose aspirin. Hi BMI but normal ECG & lft last yr?

Dig deeper: Please work with a physiatrist to see if you have an entrapped nerve in your neck or shoulder. Ekg is willfully inadequate for potential heart problem... You need a multifunction cardiogram! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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Is a BMI of 25.5 good?

Is a BMI of 25.5 good?

In indicates : That you're very slightly overweight. Eat less and exercise more to lost the weight for your overall health. Bmi is just a measurement of weight relative to height. It's not reflective of your overall health; and it's not "good" or "bad", it's just a calculation. ...Read more

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How do you measure BMI?

How do you measure BMI?

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

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How bad is a BMI of 14.9?

How bad is a BMI of 14.9?

Potentially: Very dangerous. Talk w/your doctor about your eating disorder. ...Read more

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What is normal BMI index ?

What is normal BMI index ?

BMI: In adults 20 years or older, the range is 18.5 to 24.9 for normal weight. ...Read more

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What is a good BMI number?

It always changes: Bmi 20-25 is "ideal body weight" which may not be as healthy as 26-29. A recent study showed this higher bmi was a healthier weight range for people than ideal. ...Read more

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How do I determine my BMI?

How do I determine my BMI?

Height and weight : Most electronic medical records do this automatically ...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