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My Bmi Is 14 I Am Scared And Dont Know Where To Turn
Cachexia: If your are severely underweight then you should see your doctor for a full medical evaluation. He or she will ask you about your eating habits to assess if you have bulemia, anorexia nervosa or some other psychiatric related eating disorder. You will also need blood tests to check for diseases that contribute to weight loss. ...Read more
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
I've been in treatment several times. My BMI is around 15. I'm scared to trust and carry out the treatment. Should I try again? I'm sorry for asking.
Talked to doctor and she said i need to exercise to lose weight but I am BMI 17.71 and 100lbs. She knows I am bloated and have ibs. I am fed up.
If i only have a BMI of 17.5 from eating unhealthy will be on my period harm me. I'm scared i will faint or die because i always have heavy bleeding.
Harm: A low bmi can mean that you don't have a lot of estrogen. It sounds like you have heavy bleeding, so you may be Progesterone dominant and not enough estrogen to stabilize lining of uterus to have normal cycle. Low bmi also put you at increased risk bone loss. Why not eat healthy? Do you have an eating disorder? There are great therapists if that is the case, see one, get some help. ...Read more
36 M got clean lipids and echo stress in Jan. No smoke no fam his 22.3 BMI, 120/80 BP low exercise Scared of getting heart attack. Should I be worried?
No: Exercise daily. Eat healthy. And you should be fine. Couple words on what eating healthy means... Eating chicken and simply avoiding red meat and fried foods does not equal healthy eating. Your plate should be at least half plant food every time you sit and eat. Plenty of real food. Fruits vegetables nuts seeds and minimize animal foods, sugar and flour to heart attack proof your self. ...Read more
Can a 36 male with no family history, non smoker, normal chol, 22.3 BMI and good results stress/echo a year ago get angina or heart attack? Scared!
Possible but unlikely: most angina occurs on the basis of hardening of the arteries which would be unlikely with a normal stress test and no cardiac risk factors There are however some types of angina is that do not occur from "hardening of the arteries such as spasm of the arteries this can be diagnosed by EKG by giving certain drugs or by heart catheterization ...Read more
CBC,CMP,Lipase,amylase, and u/s nml- A1C boarder line- BMI-32, pain upper right abdomen, what else could this be? 31 yrs old. Scared to death..
Not to be scared: The right upper quadrant is often the site for gallbladder problems. Sometimes the gallbladder can cause problems without gallstones. You need to talk to your physician about seeing a guess urologist to help. Remember there are muscles ribs Cartlidge and other structures there along with the intestine All of which need to be evaluate ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dull achy pain RUQ- abdom US nml, CBC,CMP,HIDA,upper EGD, all normal..Been 8mos. could this still be gallbladder? Scared of cancer. BMI 32
RUQ pain: Although a negative ultrasound and HIDA scan would tend to make gallbladder disease less likely, it is still not impossible. I am not hearing anything that would suggest cancer. If your pain is persistent this long, despite your negative work up to date, I would return to your gastroenterologist for further considerations. Good luck. ...Read more
Husband says hypochondria,have anxiety & fear of cancer, &hepC .31y/o. fatty liver, 40 lbs OW, glucose intol. Nml labs,enzymes,BMI 32 .scared hep c ?
Localized changing pains in deltoids & upper arms- only comes on @ rest. Scared of heart problems, no ins. 32yo girl BMI of 32 borderline high cholest?
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