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Female Average Weight
Swollen knee for 6 weeks. Went do dr. Said bursitis hasn't gone away. Should I go back in? Am 34 female average weight good health just want it gone ib
I've been having mini black outs when I stand up. Bood pressure is 110/60. I'm female, 42 yrs, average weight, good health except I get very tired?
25 years old. Average weight female. Resting pulse at about 54-59 at night before bed. Is this normal? I am not an athlete by any means
Average or Healthy?: These are 2 VERY different issues. Depending on build and muscle mass, ~120 lbs would tend to correlate with optimal healthy status by longstanding data, as first tracked/promoted by the MET LIFE Co. In the early 1940s. However, the 2014 normal (simply means usual/common, not healthy) in the US (given the last ~40-60 years of the Low-Fat diet promotion as healthy) is ~165 lbs. What is your goal? ...Read more
Look at wt for ht: The average weight of the entire nation and western world has increased dramatically over the last 20 years. What might be more useful would be what a healthy weight would be. Look at the bmi (body mass index) which takes into account height and weight and gives a range of "normal." these also exist for the pediatric population http://apps. Nccd. Cdc. Gov/dnpabmi/. ...Read more
About 120 pounds: Normal women are a wide variety of weights, but if looking for a simple number, just start with 105 pounds for 5 feet, and add 5 pounds for each inch over 5 feet (in this case, 105 + 15). Young women often start slimmer and lighter than 120 pounds at 5' 3", but gain as the years go by, to end up over 120 pounds some years later. ...Read more
Or 110-120 lbs, look at this chart
<a href="https://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf</a> ...Read more
Here's a range:
Av. Weight 110 lbs -Range 90 to 150 lbs
Av Height 63 inches-Range 60-68 inches.
One must appreciate that the level of puberty, termed Sexual Maturity Rating determined actual wt/ht for an individual in that age range.
So one number may not be appropriate for all 14 year olds. ...Read more
Please go online to Body Mass Index (BMI) and you will be asked to enter your weight in pounds and your height in feet and inches.
The normal range for BMI is 20-25. If you are below 20 you need to put on a bit of weight.
If you are above 25 you need to either eat less of exercise more. ...Read more
Average weight..: The average weight for a 5'6" women is between 125-145 lbs. It also depends on body type and other factors, but that is the general average! ...Read more
Around 120 lbs:
Check this link
http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf
4' 10" and 104 lbs.: Those are the averages as calculated for the 2006 HANES study. More importantly is what is your genetic inheritance. If you have the data on how you have been growing over these past several years you can plot out your growth over time. ...Read more
Weight: We calculate weight by 100lbs for 5' and 5 lbs for every inch above that; so 150. However, 10% below and up to 20% above, is just cosmetic weight, not affecting your health. So 135-180lbs. ...Read more
130-170 pounds.: By BMI calculations, your weight should be in the 130-170 range to be considered healthy. Granted the BMI is not an ideal index as it doesn't take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) or coincident medical conditions. But that would be your range strictly based on your height. ...Read more
Wow! Almost anything!:
There's huge variation of normal sizes for a 16 yr old--all genetically predetermined, although nutrition can influence this.
Go to the website "www. Cdc. Gov"; type "growth charts" in the search box in the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus then select the appropriate age chart for girls. The "average" weight could be considered the 50th %tile; but "normal" is 5th-85th %tile. ...Read more
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more