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What is the ideal relation between body weight and height?

What is the ideal relation between body weight and height?

Body Mass Index: The BMI is an accepted, formula generated number that addresses the height-weight relationship. The formula is: (703 x weight in lbs.)/height in inches squared. Ideal BMI is between 18.5 to 24.9. ...Read more

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What is the formula for height and appropriate body weight?

What is the formula for height and  appropriate body weight?

Roughly: Males - 105 for fist 5 feet w 5lb/in females - 100 for 5 feet w 5lb/in. ** + or - 10%. This is a rough estimate only. ...Read more

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I want gain my body weight i m 26years old male my height is 5.9 and weight is 50...

Weight: You must see your doctor first to make sure that there is no other cause for being underweight. Your doctor then would give you a proper advice to eat healthy and gain weight. ...Read more

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I HAVE HEIGHT ABOUT 5.5 INCHES AND MY BODY WEIGHT IS 42KG SO I WORRY ABOUT MY WEIGHT WHAT CAN I DO?

I  HAVE  HEIGHT  ABOUT  5.5  INCHES AND  MY  BODY  WEIGHT  IS  42KG SO  I  WORRY  ABOUT  MY WEIGHT WHAT  CAN  I  DO?

Why worry?: Worry doesn't accomplish a thing. If your body looks and feels right to you and you can keep up with your peers in athletic pursuits, your weight is right for you. The "pop" stuff about "ideal weight" / "best BMI" is enertainment-only; what matters is that you're eating sensibly and exercising. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my body weight.? M 23 now with an height of 5'10 inches. My weight is 100 kgs. Plzz suggest me some solution....

Weight issues: Unfortunately, there is not an easy answer to that. You will need to work with a person who can coach you on how to do so. Your weight is about calories. You will need to switch to healthy calories for one, and limit the intake while increasing the expenditure. But before you take steps on your own, see a dietitian to get a schedule set up. ...Read more

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Ideal body weight and height of 3 yrs and one month boy ?

Ideal body weight and height of 3 yrs and one month boy ?

Wide range of normal: With such a wide range of normal at 3 years old, the best resource for determination of "ideal" is your son's pediatrician during a well child exam. Nonetheless, having said that, you may benefit by visiting "www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts" & select the cdc growth charts for children age 2 years of age & older in the U.S. You will see graphically that a growing normal 3 yr-old boy may vary from 12-20kg. ...Read more

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My height is 161cms and body weight is 120kgs, can I have an abortion?

My height is 161cms and body weight is 120kgs, can I have an abortion?

Yes: Obesity is not a contraindication for a pregnancy termination. It could be an issue for anesthesia and it depends on how far along u are. If less than 9 weeks or so it can be done medically. ...Read more

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How can I increase my body weight. My wweight is 55 kg and height is about 177 cm?

Underweight: Your body mass index is 17.6, which is clinically underweight. To increase body mass, one needs to ensure that nutrition is adequate and that calorie intake is greater than calorie expenditure. Resistance exercise in connection with the above can also add to body mass. ...Read more

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