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I'm 51 year old woman never been over weight till this last year ?

I'm 51 year old woman never been over weight till this last year ?

Weight gain: would advise a physical exam and especially a thyroid function test and a fasting blood sugar with a full metabolic workup.Diet, exercise, a hint: put up a photo of yourself looking great at your best weight and paste it to your dressing mirror. Your brain will do alot of work for you. Diet=4 F's-fish, foul. fruit and fiber. High and low burst interval aerobic exercise: look at photo daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

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


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I currently weight 160 now i weight 145.7 32 year old male am steel over weight?

I currently weight 160 now i weight 145.7 32 year old male am steel over weight?

You might be: Whether you are still overweight at 145.7 pounds depends on how tall you are. Body Mass Index takes into account both your height and weight to determine if you are at a normal weight or are overweight. I encourage you to use an online tool such as this one to calculate yours: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. ...Read more

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I'm a 28 year old female that is 5 ft 2 in. I'm about 168 pounds. Does that mean I'm over weight?

I'm a 28 year old female that is 5 ft 2 in. I'm about 168 pounds.  Does that mean I'm over weight?

BMI 28.9: Hi. Yes, a BMI of 28.9 is overweight (and almost obese, BMI of 30 or greater). Your brain tumor and surgery may affect that. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am a 31 year old male who weights 160 pounds am i over weight how much weight would i need to loose ?

I am a 31 year old male who weights 160 pounds am i over weight how much weight would i need to loose ?

Bmi: Check Body mass index on internet. Usually,it gives you a rough idea for what your ideal weight should be. http://apps.who.int/bmi/index.jsp?introPage=intro_3.html If you live in USA,here is the link for you http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female? Is being 150 lbs considered being overweight?

What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female? Is being 150 lbs considered being overweight?

Being Overweight: For 5 feet 5 inches tall female, her ideal weight would be 125 pounds. Range is between 113 and 138 pounds. Increase of 20% of ideal weight is considered overweight, think: How do you feel about your weight and appearance? Does your weight limit you from some activities? Are you worried about health risks due to weight? Do you overeat due to stress? See Physician for weight, Diet and Stress. ...Read more

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Is 130pound over weight for a 5.3" 11 year old?

Is 130pound over weight for a 5.3" 11 year old?

Slightly: But it is too early to tell since an 11 year old is still changing with puberty. Give them time to mature and develop. ...Read more