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I feel full don't feel like eating and im going to the bathroom normal but blood on my stool at the end of it and middle. What can I eat to gain weigh?

I feel full don't feel like eating and im going to the bathroom normal but blood on my stool at the end of it and middle. What can I eat to gain weigh?

You need: a complete medical evaluation. The poor appetite may be causing constipation straining to have bowel movements and subsequent hemorhoids/bleeding..but this is a SIMPLISTIC answer! See your PCP (Primary Care Provider) ASAP! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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What do you suggest if I am 5"14 and i weigh 175 pounds. What do you suggest if I am also 5"4. Am i obese. ?

5'4" @ 175 lbs.: Likely obese unless very muscular. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. You can mix & match different kinds of exercise. ...Read more

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My height is 5 .6 5.7currently weigh 230 7 pounds I wanna know what should my weight be and at what we would I be considered obese?

My height is 5 .6 5.7currently weigh 230 7 pounds I wanna know what should my weight be and at what we would I be considered obese?

Bmi: We use in classifying obesity the body mass index or BMI. There are differently websites where you can go, type in your weight and height and find out where you are : www. nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc is one of them. Your BMI calculated for 5.7 height would be 36 placing you in the obesity range. ...Read more

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I'm 5'5 and weigh 280 lbs. Am i morbidly obese?

Yes: Hi. Your BMI is 46.5, morbidly obese. At your young age, that places you at very high risk for obesity-related diseases in the future. Naturally you want to eat healthily and exercise regularly, but you should also consider weight loss drugs and bariatric surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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My baby is 8mnths old, 72cm, , weighing 12kgs.Please advice is my baby obese? Whats the ultimate weight

My baby is 8mnths old, 72cm, , weighing 12kgs.Please advice is my baby obese? Whats the ultimate weight

Depends: On how long your baby is. Use this calculator to determine if the weight is appropriate for the height: http://www.Childgrowthcalculator.Com/. ...Read more

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I am obese, as I weigh 194 lbs and am 5'4. Many people have been telling me I've been breathing loud and heavy. Does this have to do with my weight?

I am obese, as I weigh 194 lbs and am 5'4. Many people have been telling me I've been breathing loud and heavy. Does this have to do with my weight?

Likely: You have class 2 obesity. loud breathing can be due to Obesty. Development of obstructive airway can occur in Obesity or deconditioning and lack of exercise can lead to heavy breathing with mild exertion. Weight loss may help reduce symptoms ...Read more

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What dangers can I face if my BP is 150/100, weigh 96kg and am obese?

What dangers can I face if my BP is 150/100, weigh 96kg and am obese?

See below: Obesity is associated with higher incidence of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, gall bladder disease, cancer and more. See this site for more info. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/obe/risks.html. ...Read more

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Big muscley men who weigh similar 2 that of an obese man Are they technically obese also And are they likely to develop medical issues like fat people?

Big muscley men who weigh similar 2 that of an obese man Are they technically obese also And are they likely to develop medical issues like fat people?

Overweight/Obesity: Measure of weight status is Body Mass Index, or BMI. Overweight is BMI between 25.0 and 29.9; BMI of 30 or higher is considered obese. Excess weight is associated with increased incidence of Cardiovascular disease, Type 2 Diabetes mellitus Hypertension, Stroke and Osteoarthritis. Per your information of anxiety, Depression, and use of Fluoxetine, See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses ...Read more

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