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What Is Healthy Weight For My Height
I am 22 years old I have 2 kids a 3 year old and a 3 week old. I am 5'8 and 83kg just wondering what's the healthy weight for my height? Thanks
Generally: Ideally you should have a bmi between 20-25. Your bmi is well with an acceptable range of 27. However bmi >30 are classified as obese. So if you are planning a pregnancy, keep your weight stable by exercise, healthy eating habits, take Folic Acid 4 mg per day, and minimize alcohol, and no smoking. Healthy babies are gestated in healthy moms. Enjoy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If im in the 1% of naturally skinny women what is the healthy weight for my height 1, 82 ? Its very hard for me to gain !
You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. A woman needs only a little bit of body fat sufficient to keep her hormones able to sustain the monthly cycle. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you and allows you to take part successfully in the fitness activities that you enjoy. Most women would be very glad to find it "hard to gain". Stay fit & your body will stay right naturally. ...Read more
137-184 lbs: According the the "quartlet index", more commonly known as the body mass index (bmi) your ideal weight range would be between 137-184 pounds. Studies by the major life insurance companies find that people of your height at that weight range, tend to live longer, better quality lives. 185-221 is overweight, greater than 221 moves into categories of obesity for your height. ...Read more
Tables: There are specific tables and there is body type to be considered. ...Read more
I was prescribed concerta for my add. I'm concerned about weight loss. How much am i likely to lose if i'm at a healthy weight for my height ?
Disappointed: Most adult women who take Concerta (or any other stimulant for that matter) for adhd are disappointed they don't lose weight like their kids do. Some patients who overeat impulsively will lose an appropriate amount of weight. But that's about it. Adults usually require lower stimulant doses than children by weight to achieve normalcy, and their metabolism is slower so less weight loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi m 28 yrs old and 5'4 height and my weight has not increased much my diet is irregular please suggest diet to gain healthy weight for my age.
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more
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