Question: Is a BMI of 33 morbidly obese?

Normal BMI ranges from 20-25. An individual is considered morbidly obese if he or she is 100 pounds over his/her ideal body weight, has a BMI of 40 or more, or 35 or more and experiencing obesity-related health conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

Is a BMI of 33 considered obese?

The higher the BMI, the greater the risk of developing additional health problems. A healthy weight is considered to be a BMI of 24 or less. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight. A BMI of 30 and above is considered obese.

What BMI is considered morbidly obese?

40 Individuals are usually considered morbidly obese if their weight is more than 80 to 100 pounds above their ideal body weight. A BMI above 40 indicates that a person is morbidly obese and therefore a candidate for bariatric surgery.

What is a BMI of 33 considered?

Body mass index (BMI) is an estimate of how moderate a persons body weight is based on their height and weight. Doctors consider a healthy BMI for women to be 18.5–24.9. A BMI of 30 or above may indicate obesity.

Can you have a BMI over 100?

Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. Anyone more than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) overweight is considered morbidly obese.

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