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Overweight With Arms And Legs Going Numb
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
Concerning.: The variety of symptoms you describe (arms/legs cold and numb, with back pain) can signify many different conditions, some more serious than others. We don't have enough info to say if this is an urgent matter or not, but at the very least if these symptoms have come on suddenly and are new, you should take this very seriously. ...Read more
Arms and legs go numb quickly if I am resting on them or resting something on them, I am also very sensitive to pain and cold. Should i be concerned?
Doc checkup: Unfortunately your symptoms may represent a large number of diagnostic possibilities from "nothing " to more serious. Before you get too concerned however, i would recommend an appointment with your family doctor. If you don't have one but have insurance check online with your provider. Sorry to be elusive but its my honest opinion! ...Read more
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