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There are some people who tend to be underweight or have very low BMI, in spite of no other medical issues. People who have BMI lower than 18.5 are known to be underweight. Their body structure would be much thinner with visible bones and protruding bones. They are likely to experience a lot of tiredness, fatigue and may be prone to a lot of diseases also.
HOW IS UNDERWEIGHT DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis is as simple as measuring the person’s Body Mass Index. Other diagnostic procedures may be done to know the particular cause.
HOW IS UNDERWEIGHT TREATED?
Underweight individual may be advised to gain weight by increasing calorie intake. This can be done by eating calorie-dense foods, such as dried fruits, cheese, and nuts. Body weight may also be increased through the consumption of liquid nutritional supplements. Other nutritional supplements may be recommended for individuals with insufficient vitamin or mineral intake.
DID YOU KNOW?
In women, being underweight is one of the biggest threat to fertility and leads to a series of problems including irregular menstruation to.