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Male 5 Feet 8 Inches 160 Lbs Am I Overweight
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
Hiya I am 23 male , 5.6 foot tall and my weight is 176 lbs ... I just want to know am i overweight ?
Mom had chf, died @ 87. My left foot/ankle stays swollen for past 2 yrs to varying degrees. I'm 52, male, 40 lbs overweight w/hbp. Think I have chf?
Overweight: You have a body mass index (bmi) of 31.2 which is classified as obese. A bmi of 25-29 is overweight. 30-39 is obese. Over 40 is morbidly obese. Keep in mind that bmi is not a perfect estimate of obesity. If you have a lot of muscle, your bmi may be falsely elevated, and you may not be obese. Just try to avoid junk food/soda/carbs, and try to exercise (or play a sport). That will help lower your wt. ...Read more
My daughter is overweight, how can I help her to lose weight. She's 14 years old, 5 feet 2 inches?
No period.My weight is 57 kg height is 5 feet 2 inch age is 24.Is this overweight.Did I have pcos.I increase 12kg weight from 9 month.Is it gud or bad?
You decide: The "ideal weight" stuff is sub-science. If you're able to keep up with your athletic peers and like how you look, it's probably all good. I can't diagnose polycystic ovary syndrome at a distance (are your periods okay?), but the mainstay of treatment is aerobic fitness / conditioning. It's in your hands. Good luck. ...Read more
About 25 pounds: You can use this quick calculation to estimate your ideal weight: Men are "allowed"106 pounds for the first 5 feet . Then 6 pounds are "allowed" for every inch above 5 feet. Using this calculation, your ideal weight about 160 pounds. (25 pounds lower than your current weight. ) You can also use your find out your BMI or body mass index calculator. ...Read more
I am currently 18 years old and of a medium/heavy build. My height is 5 foot 6 inches abd i weigh around 133lbs. Is this overweight?
A little: 5 ft 2 at age 13 is average. ( 50th percentile for age) Her ideal weight at that height and age is 100lbs according to the growth charts. She is 26 pounds and 26% overweight for her age and height. This is a good time to reinforce good healthy eating habits with plenty of fruits and veggies as well as being active daily. ...Read more
5 foot 4 and 145lbs. 14 years old Broad shouldered and muscular. About 2 inches of showing body fat on the stomach...is she overweight?
Ask ur pediatrician: You need to be over 16 to post questions. Until then ask your doctor for best advice. ...Read more
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