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Doctor insights on: How Much You Should Weigh For Your Height

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Please give advice on how much I should weigh for my height and age?

Please give advice on how much I should weigh for my height and age?

Can look at a chart: Easy way to estimate without looking at charts is to start with 106 pounds for 5 foot male, add 6 pounds for each inch.Female at 5 feet starts at 100 pounds and add 5 pounds/inch above that. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how much should weigh for my height and age as i get shorter?

Please give advice on how much should weigh for my height and age as i get shorter?

Same: Some say use data for your tallest height. Others say use your present height. Most charts ask for present height. There is evidence that losing weight to match your decreasing height is not healthy.. Body mass index (bmi) may be better than weight alone. Wt. In lbs divided by height in inches, squared, times 703. (18.5 to 25 is ideal ). ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a chart that tells me how much someone of such height should weigh?

Wanted to know where can I find a chart that tells me how much someone of such height should weigh?

It varies...: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based in age and level of activity as well. http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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At 50, 5' 8" how much should I weigh for age and height?

At 50, 5' 8" how much should I weigh for age and height?

154 pounds: Easy way to estimate without looking at charts is to start with 106 pounds for 5 foot male, add 6 pounds for each inch=another 48 pounds-totaling 154 pounds. ...Read more

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How much should a 15 year old weigh if her height is 5'3?

How much should a 15 year old weigh if her height is 5'3?

It depends.: Depending on your bone structure and how much muscle mass you have, a normal weight for your height could be anywhere from 105-130 lbs. Your doctor can look at your growth chart with you and can give you a better idea of what a healthy weight for you is. It's not healthy to be underweight or overweight. ...Read more

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How much should a 20 year old female, height 5'4", weigh?

Weight: Based on the healthy bmi recommendation, your recommended weight is 103.7 lbs - 154.4 lbs. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and a GUY, my height is 5'4 how much should I weigh?

Concern about Weight: I understand your concern about your weight. Weight depends upon your built, diet, exercise and stresses in your life. For your age and height average weight is 135 lbs (Range 115-155lbs) It is NOT what your weight is IT IS How you accept yourself See a Therapist for self- acceptance, self-esteem, coping skills for stresses of parental fights, separation, divorce; peer pressure and identity. ...Read more

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How much should I weigh for my age and height if 18 and 5 6?

How much should I weigh for my age and height if 18 and 5 6?

Girl or Guy?: For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch there after ( 160 would be the answer) for a man the formula is 106 pounds for 5ft tall and 6 poundsfor each inch there after. ( he would be 178 plus a margin of 10% for frame size equals 161-195lbs). ...Read more

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I am almost 25 yrs old and my height is 5' 2". How much should I weigh?

108-143 lbs: At age 25 and 5'2'' ideal body weight small frame 108-121 lbs medium frame 118 132 lbs large frame 128-143 lbs. ...Read more