Body mass index

What is Body mass index?

The body mass index is a scale for measuring body structure in humans. It divides weight by the height and provides a number for comparison. Normal BMI ranges from 19 - 25, with various grades of obesity and under nutrition being accordingly classified.

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I Have at times these little pieces of something that I cough up or it feels like it's stuck to the back of my tongue, it has an odor . And my...

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Dry mouth needs evaluation.

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Thanks for posting the query on HCM. After going through your query, I would like to...

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Hi - I'm a female age 30, diagnosed with hypothyroidism since last 8 years. Current medication- thyronorm 62.5 mg once daily in the morning.

I have...

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you have weight in normal range.

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Ideal weight for the height of 5 feet 5 inches is between 50.4 kg to...

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Do you specialize in this area to tell me what would the best herb, vitamin or mineral be for weight loss...

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need certain details

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Thanks for consulting Hcm.

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