HCG stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin. It is a hormone produced naturally by both sexes but more by women during their monthly cycle or during pregnancy. It is essential for keeping a growing fetus healthy. It can also be artificially created in the lab for commercial purposes. The U.S Food and Drug Administration approved it for many different medical uses. It is prescribed to women to treat infertility as it helps women 's eggs mature and get released. In the last few decades it has been used widely for weight loss treatments though there are some people who are skeptical about its use in this way.
What Are HCG Drops?
As I mentioned earlier, HCG is a hormone naturally produced by the body. However it is usually synthesized …show more content…
Administering HCG for weight loss was first introduced in 1954 by a physician called Albert Simeons when he started a study and was giving HCG doses to obese people. He later published this study in Lancet. Simeons claimed that HCG suppressed a person 's appetite. He stated that patients lost more weight in a HCG and 500 calorie diet more than they did in a 500 calorie diet by itself.
The human body is built to naturally slow down metabolism thereby preventing weight loss of stored food. This is where HCG comes in. This hormone boosts the hypothalamus causing it to regulate the body 's metabolism and keep it active. It can be taken in two ways, either through injections or using drops. They both have the hormone in them.
The best thing about HCG for weight loss is that it works to meet your specific needs and weight goals. A physician will evaluate your physical elements, your specific weight loss goals and then recommend the best dosage specific to your situation. Stick to the doctors instructions and although you may find it difficult at first, you will get used to it and the end results are worth …show more content…
Also make sure that you get the real thing as there are many people out there producing mediocre and other are just plain fake solutions.
What Are The Side Effects?
The only side effect usually experienced by patients on HCG diet is constipation. This is manageable and it not really a major side effect. The people who experience it usually do because they are simply dehydrated. A simple solution is to increase your water intake and the problem is solved.
Some doctors however worry that HCG treatments may not be safe for people who have existing heart, kidney or liver conditions.
Conclusion and recommendation.
I would advise people who want to try the HCG method for losing weight to first do research on it. Also avoid the cheap stuff and go for quality, for better results. Sometimes the cost of a product determines its quality. Also, always remember that HCG is not to be taken for the rest of your life. Some people get carried away and use it for too long. This will simply lead to a lot of other health complications. Once you 've attained your desired weight, it is highly recommended to go back to natural healthy eating to maintain your new body. Sticking to your regular exercise and healthy nutrition should be your