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Embarrassing Fat Bodies Episode 2

BMI Test

The mobile clinic is in Derby where the average BMI is the highest in the country, and Tanya wants Dr Dawn to take a look at her overhanging tummy. Having 4 children has left her with an overhang which sometimes causes a rash. Dr Dawn advises that Tanya should get down to her target weight, and if that doesn’t improve things, surgery would be the best option.

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Hi, I am 50 yrs old & 5ft 9" tall & weigh between 11st 10 & 12st, is this weight OK for my age? Some people say I'm "skinny" but I thinkiI look ok? Thankyou





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I gave up smoking 6months a go I have been smoking since I was 15 I am now 51 so that a long time but now I am putting on weight .i am doing the 52 diet and my calaries on my tdee comes out at 9070 calaries a day .but still not losing weight and I am excercising . Weigh 12 stone 9 that is big for me I was on slimming world before I lost a stone until I gave up cigarets and put the stone back on and more how many calaries should I have to lose my weight please I am desperate thank you suzanne





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http://www.patient.co.uk/health/bmi-calculator Check out a really good bmi calculator at Patient.

http://testbmi.com/ You can test your bmi here





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I need your help because I want to lose weight.





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You don't have to be ashamed. Work little by little to have success. This was informative.





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I have bmi of 20.3 which says that's fine for my height 5ft2but everyone says I'm fat and put weight on what do I do before diet





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hi i am fifty year old women i am slime .i only put on weight. in my stomach area no where else .my weight is the same since i was 18can you please tell me why .thanks





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because you stopped growing maybe

Hi I'm 5.3 and 13 and half stone what's my ideal weight please





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Hi, you should check out the bmi checker on patient.co.uk it's really useful and provides a table to go along with it! http://www.patient.co.uk/health/bmi-calculator

Recently I have very itchy feet I has exfoliated almost every night in the bath, and put foot cream on daily which cools them for a little while,they become very itchy at night and I will scratch them though out the nite which Keeps me awake. I am not pregnant , and I don't have any swelling or chill blains . Do you have any suggestions please.





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Hi I am 19 years old...I feel so embarrassed about my bum and tighs because they huge to me, they takes forever lose with my weight loss, all it going off is my upper, I am happy with my upper, it my bum and tighs, what I can do???





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Join a bums tums and thighs exercise class. Thisd works all around the area and you be amazed. try and go twice a week and you should lose at least 1/2 an inch a month so 6 in by the end of the year would be about 3 dress sizes smaller

Im not claiming to be a doctor but im very physically fit so i would recommend cardio so any form of sprinting or running swimming or biking followed by exercises that target your glutes aka upper leg/bum such as squats should do the trick hope this helps





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