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Converting 30 Bmi To Pounds
I have lost 30-40 pounds but am still have an unhealthy BMI (i'm 170 pounds or so, 5'3, and I guaranteenot in my better interest?
BMI: Congratulation for the 30-40 lb weight loss. Now you can continue to loose weight at a slower rate by diet and exercise. If you can afford it see a trainer in your vicinity. You mighty also get good information if you go on-line to "NuVal". This program gives you a very good idea of what is good and not good to eat. ...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
If my son who is 16.5 yrs old weight 168.5 pounds and is 5ft 3inch tall. Is this considered obses? What is optimum for him? Bmi is 30 and waist 36
Yes : If your son has a bmi of anything above 24-26 and especially > 27 with other health problems such as diabetes or high blood pressure then he would be considered clinically obese and therefore at risk healthwise. I would consult your doctor to check labs to rule out thyroid or diabetes. ...Read more
Do i need or can I get the sleeve im 5'0 i weigh 185.8 pounds my BMI is 36 so i was wondering if i could get the sleeve and would my insurance pay it what do you recommend that i do?
You : You should see your family doctor to evaluate your overall medical conditions. Body weight is not the entire means to determine a need for weight loss surgery. Sometimes diabetic conditions, severe arthritis, or heart problems can indicate a benefit from bariatric surgery. The individual types of surgery such as sleeve gastrectomy depend on what your doctor and your surgeon determine may or may not be indicated for your individual and specific conditions. I cannot speak for your insurance company, as many companies have many different and varied policies on what is or is not covered. Your family doctor may be able to help you find out what is covered by your insurance company. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My BMI is 18 & so I am classed as underweight. I am trying to be more healthy&fit, so if i lose a couple of pounds would this be bad for my health?
Underweight: If underweight is due to low calorie intake or bulimia it is not good however if u have always been low weight u may be fine being over active and eating less may push you to a weight at which u stop having cycles cycles with incresed Estrogens are important for bone mass donot lose weight by cutting intake at this stage make sure you donot have a medical cause for weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bmi is 19 and i'm currently 117 pounds, 5.5' tall. Just conceived and i want to know how much weight I should gain per week? Will discuss with dr soon
How bad is it to be underweight? 85 pounds and I have a BMI of 16.1. I eat roughly 1000-1500 per day, help?
What you have: Is called an eating disorder and is a very dangerous and often deadly disease, check w/your psychiatrist about how best to treat it, . ...Read more
Can you tell me in my late 20's. my BMI is 16.8. I'm rather short and weigh just 90 pounds. the scale says 92-ish rightt know what to do. will I die?
Breaking news: Hi. Yes, you will die...EVERYONE will die. One of the definitions of life is the phenomenon of death. Therefore, live life to the fullest each & every day, leave the world a better place than you found it, and love along the way. But, yes, you will die. ...Read more
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