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Doctor insights on: Diet Plan For A 19 Year Old Woman

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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For a 19 year old female that's 5'5 and weighs 110 pounds, what should be her daily intake on fat, sodium, carbs etc if on a 500 cal diet?

Too few calories: At 5'5" and 110 lbs, you should not be on a 500 cal/day diet. If your doctor has ordered this, then you should speak to a nutritionist for help. If you are trying to lose weight...You do not need to do so.

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Which birth control is better for a 19 year old, nuva ring or plan b? Which one is less side affects? Which one can harm a female body?

Which birth control is better for a 19 year old, nuva ring or plan b? Which one is less side affects? Which one can harm a female body?

Nuvaring: Plan b is not meant to be used as long term birth control. It is for use in emergency situations where sex took place without birth control or condoms. Nuvaring is a safe effective birth control method and a good choice.

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What is a healthy weight range for a 19-year-old woman?

What is a healthy weight range for a 19-year-old woman?

BMI less than 25: The most easy way of answering your question will be to achieve a body mass index (BMI), a formula that calculates weight for height, less than 25. Of course BMI alone can not solely make the conclusion that an individual be it a women or man must be below BMI of 25 to be healthy but you get the point. MRI to calculate fat percentage will be more of an academic way to better define fat %

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Is it ok for a 19 year old woman to take estrogen?

Is it ok for a 19 year old woman to take estrogen?

Depends: Estrogen is a natural product of metabolism and is present in some quantity in both genders. The body regulates the quantity made using an elaborate feed back system involving the brain & sex organs. Estrogen's are commonly used in prescription oral contraceptives or menstrual regulator products. They should only be used after proper history & physical exam & a discussion of potential side effects.

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Are tadalafil tablets healthy for a 19-year-old woman?

Are tadalafil tablets healthy for a 19-year-old woman?

Here are some...: Good question! In general, a 19-y-o should never need this drug, a PDE-5 inhibitor, to enhance clitorial erection resulting from sexual arousal except under an extreme dsyfunctional states such as significant neurological diseases, severe mental derangement, etc. So, seek professional evaluation so to define the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility before its use.

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I'm a 19 year old woman who has an anxiety disorder, OCD and depression. What should I do?

I'm a 19 year old woman who has an anxiety disorder, OCD and depression. What should I do?

Evaluation: See a psychiatrist for an evaluation to be diagnosed correctly. Labwork may be ordered to rule out any underlying illnesses which can mimic your symptoms. Once diagnosed, then it is time to discuss treatment options. There are several treatment options such as medication, journaling and cognitive behavioral therapy. You have to find what works for you.

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Hello. I'm a 19 year old guy. I am a skinny person. I have been doing workout and taking proper diet past few months but that's not working at all...

Hello. I'm a 19 year old guy. I am a skinny person. I have been doing workout and taking proper diet past few months but that's not working at all...

Skinny person: What is your question? Don't complain that you are skinny. It means your life style is working. If you have a question please resubmit your wuestion

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Calories and diet tips for a 19 year old male?

Calories and diet tips for a 19 year old male?

CDC. Gov: Please start with the following site. You need to dig into the links to get details. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/nutrition/.

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What is a healthy vegetarian diet for a 19-year-old girl?

What is a healthy vegetarian diet for a 19-year-old girl?

Good info: Check out these sites for vegetarian info, meals and recipes: http://www. Realsimple. Com, http://tryveg. Com, http://allrecipes. Com, www. Foodnetwork. Com, www. Cookinglight. Com, www. Chooseveg. Com, ohmyveggies. Com & emeals. Com

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What is the optimal weight for a 19 year old female who is 5'8?

What is the optimal weight for a 19 year old female who is 5'8?

Varies: The 10-85% range for 5'8" /19 in a female is 122-171 based on published CDC guidelines & body mass index. The 50% point for ht/age is 142 with 25-75% range 130-159. Such standards assume average muscle mass/age and are not the only means for determining proper weight for individuals.

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What weight do you consider a healthy weight for a 19 year old female at 5'2" tall?

What weight do you consider a healthy weight for a 19 year old female at 5'2" tall?

Depends: It is depend on your frame structure -small, medium or large frame but with your age and height, I would think that 100-110 lbs. Check with your doctor when you see her next, .

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What are the tests that a 19 year old female should be getting at annual health check?

What are the tests that a 19 year old female should be getting at annual health check?

MOst of those: Full checkup, including weight and height thyroid (TSH) test blood pressure test blood count cholesterol blood glucose test. Breast exam. Pap test (smear).

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What is a good iron level for a 19 year old female?

What is a good iron level for a 19 year old female?

Depends on the lab: Not to skirt your question, but normal ranges will vary depending on the reporting laboratory. Normal ferritin (iron) ranges are generally a little higher for men than women. Normal hemoglobin ranges are more standardized and can be a reflection of normal iron stores. In adult women, a normal hemoglobin is 12.0 to 15.5 grams per deciliter.

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I am a 19 year old female, who is 5'6 1/2, I weigh 187, what weight should I be at?

I am a 19 year old female, who is 5'6 1/2, I weigh 187, what weight should I be at?

117-156#: Using http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc. Htm, you're 29.7. Aim for body mass index (BMI) of 18.5-24.9 which is considered normal. BMI less than 18.5 is underweight while 25-29.9 is overweight & 30+ is obese. Of note, BMI doesn't take into account gender or age in adults nor body composition. So please note that skinny fat isn't a good thing whereas more muscle is bette

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I'm a 19 year old female that is 5'7 and weighs 223 lbs. I KNOW I'm overweight, so how many pounds should I lose to be healthy?

I'm a 19 year old female that is 5'7 and weighs 223 lbs. I KNOW I'm overweight, so how many pounds should I lose to be healthy?

Other data helpful: To do this safely and effectively you need to know your Body Mass Index and your body frame, small, med., large. Please see your doc who will assess your specific situation and then you will know. It's more about your health than the numbers on the scale. Peace and good health. Ask the doc about low carb and higher protein food plan.

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

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

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

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What are the various diseases that can cause sudden skin bronzing in a 19 year old female?

What are the various diseases that can cause sudden skin bronzing in a 19 year old female?

Haven't heard of any: Haven't heard of anything that causes sudden skin bronzing except a tanning lotion, a spray-on tan, or overstaying the tanning booth. Otherwise, a doctor should evaluate to see if it's jaundice or another medical condition.