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What is a healthy BMI for a woman 5'1 and 102 pounds? Is this a safe weight to carry a baby?

What is a healthy BMI for a woman 5'1 and 102 pounds?  Is this a safe weight to carry a baby?

You are there: Based on your weight and height, your bmi is 19.2. A healthy bmi is 18-24.9, so you are there. As long as you have a normal menstrual cycle, you likely are at a healthy weight. Your weight can be up to 120 and you will still be at a healthy weight. Make sure you maintain your weight in a healthy way. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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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


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What is the normal or healthy weight/bmi for a woman of 24yrs & Height of 5'4?

What is the normal or healthy weight/bmi  for a woman of 24yrs & Height of 5'4?

About 120 lbs: One easy equation for weight is to be 100 lbs for 5 feet and then add about 5 lbs per inch. So for 5'4'' an average weight would be 120 lbs plus or minus about 10 lbs. If you are severely overweight you should not expect to get down to that weight though. ...Read more

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What is a healthy BMI for an adult female that is 5'6"?

20-24: The target bmi for an adult female is between 20 & 24 (average 22) based ofn cdc & nchs statistics. ...Read more

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What is a healthy BMI for women who are overweight?

What is a healthy BMI for women who are overweight?

Around 22-25: The "normal" range for body mass index is 18-25. This does not take into account body composition. When losing weight to reach this range you must exercise and get enough protein to maintain lean muscle mass while losing body fat. ...Read more

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Is a healthy male BMI the same as a female's bmi?

Is a healthy male BMI the same as a female's bmi?

No: Optimal bmis for males could be in the teens (17%) while women require more body fat at around 24%, . ...Read more

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I'm 20yo female.5 feet 2".38 kg weight. Bmi : underweight.How can I gain weight & get my BMI to healthy weight? I walk 1 hr everyday.Is that a problem

I'm 20yo female.5 feet 2".38 kg weight. Bmi : underweight.How can I gain weight & get my BMI to healthy weight? I walk 1 hr everyday.Is that a problem

See below: You need to increase your caloric intake. Ideally you should meet with a nutritionist to go over a proper diet for you. I imagine you are not eating enough. ...Read more

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Is it healthy for a non-diabetic female with a low-normal BMI to have resting blood sugar in the 60's-70's?

Is it healthy for a non-diabetic female with a low-normal BMI to have resting blood sugar in the 60's-70's?

60's-70's: Not too bad. Are you checking your blood sugar. If so, why. It seems that your blood sugar is OK. If you have some concerns please let me know. "dansjake@gmail.com" ...Read more

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30yr working married lady(healthy diet, BMI 24) frm India having severe hair fall?

30yr working married lady(healthy diet, BMI 24) frm India  having severe hair fall?

Hair Loss: There is not one specific treatment for hair loss. There are number of potential causes that would be approached differently (depending on the cause). Dermatological work up is likely to be your best bet. Take care ...Read more

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Female-19, dark, thick hair on stomach. No other symptoms of PCOS, healthy BMI. Waxed a few times, and still won't go away. Is this normal? Removal?

Female-19, dark, thick hair on stomach. No other symptoms of PCOS, healthy BMI. Waxed a few times, and still won't go away. Is this normal? Removal?

Hypertrichosis?: 19 year old young lady with patch of dark thick hair on stomach. When did this start? At birth? Studies show that hypertrichosis must be differentiated from hirsutism,which is hair growth caused by excessive androgens. You should have an evaluation for hirsutism/PCOS but also for hypertrichosis with a dermatologist. Hypertrichosis can be local/generalized, congenital/caused by drugs/medical issues ...Read more

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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