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Weight restored (bmi 18.7 for around 2 months already) after anorexia but no sign of menses. How can I make it return more quickly?

Weight restored (bmi 18.7 for around 2 months already) after anorexia but no sign of menses. How can I make it return more quickly?

Birth control: Anorexia can cause a lack of periods by triggering a post menopausal state. Of course correcting the anorexia is key. Birth control pills can be used to normalize the hormone deficiency and regulate the cycles ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Always had seldom menses&pco-ovaries. Sexhormones, thyriode, cortisol, lipid&glucosetest was fine. Blodpressure:110/65.Bmi:21/22will I respond to clomid (clomiphene)?

Always had seldom menses&pco-ovaries. Sexhormones, thyriode, cortisol, lipid&glucosetest was fine. Blodpressure:110/65.Bmi:21/22will I respond to clomid (clomiphene)?

Clomid (clomiphene) + metformin?: With polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos) and irregular periods you're not ovulating every month. Clomid (clomiphene) is the first-choice medicine to help you ovulate and get pregnant. Metformin plus Clomid (clomiphene) is a little better than Clomid (clomiphene) alone. Letrozole is good if you don't respond to, or get a thin lining with clomid (clomiphene). You should get checked for low egg supply, blocked tubes, uterine problems, or sperm issues. ...Read more

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Is a BMI of 25.5 good?

Is a BMI of 25.5 good?

In indicates: That you're very slightly overweight. Eat less and exercise more to lost the weight for your overall health. Bmi is just a measurement of weight relative to height. It's not reflective of your overall health; and it's not "good" or "bad", it's just a calculation. ...Read more

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How do you measure BMI?

How do you measure BMI?

Simply a formula: Calculation. Google: "BMI formula". E.g. For US typical units BMI = 703 x Wt (pounds)/Ht (inches)squared. This means BMI does not compensate for type of body build & may be very misleading. It was developed by a mathematician, adopted by the insurance/advance-monetary-time-payment industry as a crude indicator of body build for the masses &, in turn, adopted by the medical disease industry. ...Read more

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How bad is a BMI of 14.9?

How bad is a BMI of 14.9?

Potentially: Very dangerous. Talk w/your doctor about your eating disorder. ...Read more

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What is normal BMI index?

What is normal BMI index?

BMI: In adults 20 years or older, the range is 18.5 to 24.9 for normal weight. ...Read more

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What is a good BMI number?

It always changes: Bmi 20-25 is "ideal body weight" which may not be as healthy as 26-29. A recent study showed this higher bmi was a healthier weight range for people than ideal. ...Read more

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How do I determine my BMI?

How do I determine my BMI?

Height and weight: Most electronic medical records do this automatically ...Read more

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Bmi of 13, ought I be worried?

Bmi of 13, ought I be worried?

Need to see doctor.: I usually like to provide concrete answers to questions here, but your query requires some definitive testing. There could be many metabolic, infectious, nutritional, gastrointestinal, endocrine issues causing the problem with your weight. Your BMI is dangerously low. You need to initiate a local work-up with a doctor right away. Please. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 19.2 a healthy bmi?

19.2 is: In the normal weight range, but there is much more to being healthy than just bmi. It's simply a calculation and doesn't state whether you're healthy or not. Discuss other health matters with your medical team. ...Read more

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What to do if your BMI is too low?

BMI: It really depends on your body type and health. My bmi is 16.5 but I have been this my entire life, exercise regularly, and eat adequate number of healthy calories (low fat, high protein, complex carbohydrates. My entire family is built like this. If on the other hand, you are a poor diet, losing weight and feel fatigued, you should consult your doctor to see a registered dietician. ...Read more

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Is a BMI of 17.8 considered healthy?

Stability is key: Certainly this is below 18.5, which is the low end of normal. However, if you have always been thin, then this is really nothing to worry about. If there are signs of eating disorders, these in themselves have significant health consequences and need to be addressed. ...Read more

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Want to increase my BMI in a healthy way?

Want to increase my BMI in a healthy way?

See glycemic index: To me the glycemic index and load are perfect for this objective. By eating up to 5 meals per day, 3 larger and 2 smaller snacks, one can reduce the abount of Insulin in your blood stream leading to loss of weight. ...Read more

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If kid has BMI under 20 is that ok at 18>?

If kid has BMI under 20 is that ok at 18>?

Common sense: A boy needs no body fat, a girl only a little bit. Many elite track athletes have bmi's that put them "underweight". If junior is growing up fairly happy, is adequately muscled and is able to keep up with others in his favorite sport, stop worrying about his bmi. It was never intended as an ideal for individuals, and life's difficult enough. Encourage study, skill acquisiton ; fitness, not eating. ...Read more

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What exactly does having a 10.5% BMI mean?

What exactly does having a 10.5% BMI mean?

Need to see doctor.: I usually like to provide concrete answers to questions here, but your query requires some definitive testing. There could be many metabolic, infectious, nutritional, gastrointestinal, endocrine issues causing the problem with your weight. Your BMI is dangerously low. You need to initiate a local work-up with a doctor right away. Please. ...Read more

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My BMI seems really low is that a bad thing?

The opposite: You are 20 years old skinny with low BMI
you are the center of envy most women going to hate you for it
if you feel healthy, energetic, able to exercise no sickness you are OK
now if you think you are too skinny or pale you would like to gain weight see a doctor they will make sure you do not have any medical problem like anemia or thyroid or any other endocrine problem and help you to gain weight ...Read more

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How likely is someone to have a BMI of 13.7?

Very underweight.: A BMI of 13.7 is extremely underweight. For example, a person who is 5' 6" tall would weigh only 85 pounds to have that BMI. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bmi?

Body Mass Index: Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a bmi greater than 30. ...Read more

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What is the formula in getting the BMI and whr?

Formulas: BMI = Wt (kg) / [Ht (cm) x Ht (cm)]
or = Wt (lbs) / [Ht (in) x Ht (in)] x 703
WHR = waist / hip (can be cm or inches, but use the same for both) ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more