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How much exercise is too much for an average fifteen year old boy?

How much exercise is too much for an average fifteen year old boy?

Varies: For a healthyb15 y.O boy there is no such thing as too much exercise. As long as you are not having continuous pain from your knees, hips, ankles or muscles there is no restriction. Do as much as you want, but do no harm based upon how you feel each day. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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How much is too much use of an inhaler for a 15 year old boy?

How much is too much use of an inhaler for a 15 year old boy?

What kind?: You need to specify what kind of an inhaler, they contain different types of medicines, ask the prescriber / the pharmacist, best wishes ...Read more

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What is the average height for a 15 year old american boy?

What is the average height for a 15 year old american boy?

Height - boys: The average height of a 15-year-old american boy is 5 feet 7 inches with a potential height of 5 feet 9-1/2 at age 20. The average weight for the same boy is about 125 pounds. ...Read more

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Could too much vitamin a cause knee pain in 15 year old boy?

Could too much vitamin a cause knee pain in 15 year old boy?

No: Even toxic levels of itamin a can cause bone changes but not an isolated knee pain. ...Read more

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Could too much vitamin a be causing knee pain in 15 year old boy?

Could too much vitamin a be causing knee pain in 15 year old boy?

Unlikely: Knee pain in a 15 year old boy can be due to many causes: history of trauma (excess running, growing pains etc), inflammation (ie, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis), infection (usually obvious). Vitamins have not been reported to cause knee pain. ...Read more

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What's an average resting heart rate for a 15 year old boy?

What's an average resting heart rate for a 15 year old boy?

Probably 50-70: Depends on how much exercise /physical activity he gets. But a true resting hr for the average adolescent male probably runs 50-70. For those who do sports, it can be lower, into the 40's. I grew up playing competitive sports, and at that age through my early 20's mine was about 40-42. If its considerably faster, say 90 or greater, i would seen by a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more

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How much exercise is too much for a 15 year old girl? Is burning off 1000 calories a day too much?

How much exercise is too much for a 15 year old girl? Is burning off 1000 calories a day too much?

1 hour daily: For children and adolescents, they should exercise for 1 hour or more every day. It should include aerobic exercises (running) and strengthening activities (jumping, basketball, tennis). ...Read more

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Which is a good wieght range for a fifteen year old boy who is 6, 3 and that works out 5 times a week?

Which is a good wieght range for a fifteen year old boy who is 6, 3 and that works out 5 times a week?

Wide range: For a male 6'3" tall 130 (lean) to 180 pounds is a good range. It will depend on genetics, diet, and as you note working out. Also if you are more muscle then you may be denser and weigh more without being overweight. ...Read more

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Are these vitamins safe, for a fifteen-year-old boy?

Are these vitamins safe, for a fifteen-year-old boy?

??: Which vitamins ? The question is not clear but a multivit with minerals and some extra vit d would be aok should talk with doctor and get a vit d level checked. ...Read more

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How does a fifteen year old boy develop raynaud's disease?

How does a fifteen year old boy develop raynaud's disease?

basics of Raynaud's: The disease is due to spasm of the muscular lining of blood vessels as a result of temperature extremes. 15 years old is quite young for occurrence and i would look for other reasons. Simply because color changes occur with temperature in our skin is not raynaud's. I would look for other reasons before jumping on this. ...Read more

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What vitamin over-doses would be most harmful to a fifteen-year-old boy? Please list as many possible!

What vitamin over-doses would be most harmful to a fifteen-year-old boy? Please list as many possible!

A, D, E, B6, Iron: One can consume too much of the fat-soluble vitamins a, d & e, but one has to take massive amounts to get into trouble. Taking 25, 000 units of a for many months can be toxic. Vit d toxicity has not been reported with doses under 40, 000 iu/day. Doses of e over 1500 iu/day may cause bleeding. B6 over 250 mg/day can cause neuropathy. While not a vitamin, over 1000 mg of elemental iron is dangerous. ...Read more

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How much should a 5'5 15 year old boy weigh?

How much should a 5'5 15 year old boy weigh?

110 lbs: This would be for average build, not fat, not thin. But a healthy weight could still be between about 100 and 120. ...Read more

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What should a 15 year old boy eat after workout?

What should a 15 year old boy eat after workout?

Nutrition: Hydration with water or fruits is first. The second depends on the goals, whether to maximize recovery or to increase endurance or to replenish spent nutrients. Decide what his goals are and ask your physician for a plan of action. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the final height for a 5'11" 176 lbs 15 year old boy?

Can you tell me about the final height for a 5'11" 176 lbs 15 year old boy?

Growth curve chart: During the teen age years, there is a natural acceleration of growth in height and weight. The growth curves for his age are available online and at his pediatrician's office. If he is following a curve for his height, then he would be expected to achieve his adult height at around 18-20 years of age. By checking his growth chart, you can estimate this information. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a 15 year old boy at about 5'6" and am only growing an inch a year. Will i grow any taller?

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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What do you suggest if i'm a 15 year old boy at about 5'6" and am only growing an inch a year. Will i grow any taller?

What do you suggest if i'm a 15 year old boy at about 5'6" and am only growing an inch a year. Will i grow any taller?

Not much: If you started puberty at the same time as your friends, and have only grown 1 inch the past year, chances are you have only a little more to go if any.An xray of your wrist and hand can be examined for open growth centers and that will predict whether your long bones have potential to grow more. ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old boy lose weight?

How can a 15 year old boy lose weight?

Several Things: More exercise, portion control and better eating habits referring to dietary choices. ...Read more

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