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Am I Obese?

Am I Obese?

Am I Obese?

There are several medically accepted criteria for defining morbid obesity.

You are likely morbidly obese if you are:

  • More than 100 lbs. over your ideal body weight, or
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 40, or
  • Have a BMI of over 35 and are experiencing severe negative health effects, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, related to being severely overweight
  • Unable to achieve a healthy body weight for a sustained period of time, even through medically supervised dieting  

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    Ideal Body Weight Chart:   
    Male Female
    Height Ideal Weight Height Ideal Weight
    4' 6" 63 - 77 lbs. 4' 6" 63 - 77 lbs.
    4' 7" 68 - 84 lbs. 4' 7" 68 - 83 lbs.
    4' 8" 74 - 90 lbs. 4' 8" 72 - 88 lbs.
    4' 9" 79 - 97 lbs. 4' 9" 77 - 94 lbs.
    4' 10" 85 - 103 lbs. 4' 10" 81 - 99 lbs.
    4' 11" 90 - 110 lbs. 4' 11" 86 - 105 lbs.
    5' 0" 95 - 117 lbs. 5' 0" 90 - 110 lbs.
    5' 1" 101 - 123 lbs. 5' 1" 95 - 116 lbs.
    5' 2" 106 - 130 lbs. 5' 2" 99 - 121 lbs.
    5' 3" 112 - 136 lbs. 5' 3" 104 - 127 lbs.
    5' 4" 117 - 143 lbs. 5' 4" 108 - 132 lbs.
    5' 5" 122 - 150 lbs. 5' 5" 113 - 138 lbs.
    5' 6" 128 - 156 lbs. 5' 6" 117 - 143 lbs.
    5' 7" 133 - 163 lbs. 5' 7" 122 - 149 lbs.
    5' 8" 139 - 169 lbs. 5' 8" 126 - 154 lbs.
    5' 9" 144 - 176 lbs. 5' 9" 131 - 160 lbs.
    5' 10" 149 - 183 lbs. 5' 10" 135 - 165 lbs.
    5' 11" 155 - 189 lbs. 5' 11" 140 - 171 lbs.
    6' 0" 160 - 196 lbs. 6' 0" 144 - 176 lbs.
    6' 1" 166 - 202 lbs. 6' 1" 149 - 182 lbs.
    6' 2" 171 - 209 lbs. 6' 2" 153 - 187 lbs.
    6' 3" 176 - 216 lbs. 6' 3" 158 - 193 lbs.
    6' 4" 182 - 222 lbs. 6' 4" 162 - 198 lbs.
    6' 5" 187 - 229 lbs. 6' 5" 167 - 204 lbs.
    6' 6" 193 - 235 lbs. 6' 6" 171 - 209 lbs.
    6' 7" 198 - 242 lbs. 6' 7" 176 - 215 lbs.
    6' 8" 203 - 249 lbs. 6' 8" 180 - 220 lbs.
    6' 9" 209 - 255 lbs. 6' 9" 185 - 226 lbs.
    6' 10" 214 - 262 lbs. 6' 10" 189 - 231 lbs.
    6' 11" 220 - 268 lbs. 6' 11" 194 - 237 lbs.
    7' 0" 225 - 275 lbs. 7' 0" 198 - 242 lbs.

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