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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index is also known as BMI. 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 right BMI for a 5 foot four 9 stone 3 fifteen year old girl?

What is the right BMI for a 5 foot four 9 stone 3 fifteen year old girl?

See BMI calculator: Bmi is calculated by entering height and weight (pounds or kg, not in stones) into a bmi calculator - you can find one at http://pediatrics.About.Com/cs/usefultools/l/bl_bmi_calc.Htm. For children, bmi is classified as "normal" (below 85th percentile), overweight (bmi 85th to 94th percentile) and obese (bmi at 95th percentile or above). Overweight and obese classes were changed several years ago. ...Read more

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I am 132 lbs, 5 foot 4, and BMI is just over 22. Is it a good idea if i try to lose to 125lbs?

I am 132 lbs, 5 foot 4, and BMI is just over 22. Is it a good idea if i try to lose to 125lbs?

Depends on the reaso: Your bmi is in the normal range so trying to loose weight depends on the reason why. If training for sports it might be reasonable but remember being either too heavy or too thin is not good. What are your reasons for wanting to loose weight? If its someone telling you that you are heavy consider the source and always try to love yourself and be comfortable with yourself. ...Read more

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I am 5'4, 18 years old and i weigh 10 stone. My BMI is within the healthy bracket but am i overwieght? I used to weigh under 9 stone

I am 5'4, 18 years old and i weigh 10 stone. My BMI is within the healthy bracket but am i overwieght? I used to weigh under 9 stone

Probably fine: The concept of proper weight for height varies within many cultures. Your weight of 14 st or 140 lb is at the upper end of the normal range by bmi criteria for age while 8.8st or 123 lb would be right in the middle. You can download a growth chart by age and gender from the cdc website and look at the variables for age. www.cdc.gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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My BMI is 21 & i weigh around 9 stone 4, is that fat?

Your bmi: Is in the normal range. Other than that, i can't judge your "fat" without examining you. ...Read more

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Hi im 19 years old guy and my BMI is 39.3 and im around 5'11/6'0 feet tall can i be considered to go under bariatric surgery (gastric sleeve)?

Hi im 19 years old guy and my BMI is 39.3 and im around 5'11/6'0 feet tall can i be considered to go under bariatric surgery (gastric sleeve)?

You're on the border: In order to get bariatric surgery you have to have the following: 1. BMI greater than 40 (you are right on the cusp) 2. A BMI of 35 and two obesity related illnesses such as: high blood pressure, heart disease, sleep apnea, arthritis, pulmonary hypertension (in some cases) etc I hope that helps :) ...Read more

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I am 5 foot 10 140 pound body fat percentage of 6 and BMI of 20 is that good?

Not bad: You're in the healthy range for height and weight, good job! now you should look to other measures of fitness like upper body strength, waist circumference, endurance, and resting heart rate. A school trainer or gym teacher can get you started, they actually know about this stuff! if you're in college, you may even be able to use a personal trainer supplied by the school! ...Read more

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What is a healthy BMI for an eleven year old that is 5 foot 2 inches?

BMI....: Average weight is 98-120 pounds, with bmi ranging from 18.5-24.9. ...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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I had kidney stones last september followed by sever gastroenteritis at the start of october. I weighed 7s 8Ibs in september and now im 7s 1Ib How can i regain this lost weight. My BMI is now 17.6?

I had kidney stones last september followed by sever gastroenteritis at the start of october. I weighed 7s 8Ibs in september and now im 7s  1Ib How can i regain this lost weight. My BMI is now 17.6?

Low BMI: Your BMI is too low and indicative of inadequate nutrition. Increase the amount of lipids (fats) in your diet. If you can tolerate dairy products, drink dark chocolate milkshakes every day.Take a good supplemental complete vitamin complex. Eight glasses of PURE water every day. ...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