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How much should a 15 year old girl, slim build, 5'7" weigh?

How much should a 15 year old girl, slim build,  5'7" weigh?

Target weight: The expected weight range for a 15yo girl @ 5'7" is 107 to 142 lb. Below 104 lb would be considered underweight. This is based on body mass index for age and actual standards must take into account the findings of an individual assessment by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to slim down (15 yr old?

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

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15 year old girl doing sit ups, lower back cracks each time she goes down, what can prevent this? Why is it happening?

15 year old girl doing sit ups, lower back cracks each time she goes down, what can prevent this?  Why is it happening?

Cracking normal: Creaking or cracking of joints is usually normal particularly if there is no pain or restricted motion. It's like cracking your knuckles. ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old girl lose weight. Weighs like 150. Height 5'4 and 2 inches. Helppp!

How can a 15 year old girl lose weight. Weighs like 150. Height 5'4 and 2 inches. Helppp!

Stop sugary drinks ;: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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What are good workout tips for a 15 year old girl?

What are good workout tips for a 15 year old girl?

Work out tips: Here is some good basic info: http://teens.webmd.com/girls-puberty-10/exercise-beauty ...Read more

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How much should a 15 year old girl that is around 5'7" weight?

How much should a 15 year old girl that is around 5'7" weight?

Weight: 155-140 pounds is the ideal weight range for someone that height or age. ...Read more

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What do they do at a 15 year old girl's check-up?

What do they do at a 15 year old girl's check-up?

15 yr old check up: They will do a full history, full exam - you may get some shots. They will also check you weight and height and vitals as well. ...Read more

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How could a 15 year old girl get treated for lordosis?

Exercise: Hyperlordosis usually results from muscle imbalance, excessive abdominal fat and pregnancy. As a teenager, I am recommending that if overweight, a weight reduction program in association with exercise may help. Specific exercises to strengthen the hip extensors and stretching of the hip flexors should do the job. Abdominal strengthening should be a part of your program, but not essential. ...Read more

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