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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body mass index is also known as BMI. 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
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?
Bmi of 15.5 with waist measurement of 24". Anorexia - with no appetite. A couple biscuits a day for about a week. Am i in danger?
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The opposite: you are 20 years old skinny with low BMI you are the center of envy most women going to hate you for it if you feel healthy,energetic,able to exercise no sickness you are OK now if you think you are too skinny or pale you would like to gain weight see a doctor they will make sure you do not have any medical problem like anemia or thyroid or any other endocrine problem and help you to gain weight ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
So hard for me to gain weight, what foods that can easily make my BMI in normal range? My BMI is 17.4
Need more info: If you are otherwise healthy, leave your weight alone. In a few years you will gain weight, without trying and then wish for it to be lower. As long as you have not had a recent unintended weight loss, do not worry about your low bmi. If you have any symptoms, e.g., diarrhea, anemia, weakness, skin changes, please consult your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Underweight: Check out http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc.htm which states body mass index less than 18.5 is underweight with normal 18.5-24.9, overweight 25-29.9 and obese being 30 or greater. With that said, body composition is just as, if not more, important than body weight. So if you're lean, that's better than being out of shape. Still, best to see family doc for complete evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use height and weigh: BMI is a calculated value using your weight in kilograms and dividing by your height in meters squared Kg/M2. The easiest way to find this value is to just use a BMI calculator online. You can google "BMI calculator" and just plug your values in and it will give you an answer in a couple of seconds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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