If your BMI is 19 or lower, you have a higher risk of developing anemia, bone loss, nutrient deficiency, heart irregularities, amenorrhoea (loss of periods in women) and osteoporosis. Your risk of depression and anxiety may also increase.
So, if you are underweight, consider taking steps to gain weight and improve nutrition. See your doctor for advice and check if your weight is a symptom of a medical condition. Also, ask for nutritional advice to help you gain weight.
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