Is The HCG Diet Effective and Safe?

Is The HCG Diet Effective?

The HCG diet has helped thousands of people end their battles with weight once and for all.  Not only will it help you lose large amounts of weight in a short period of time, it will help you prevent those pounds from ever coming back. The secret is in the combination of a naturally produced chemical and a carefully researched diet. The chemical, HCG, instructs the hypothalamus to release abnormal fat stores.  When used in conjunction with a very low calorie diet, these calories will be burned as fuel by the body and thus removed from the body.

HCG Side Effects

Feeling Fatigued on the HCG Diet

The HCG diet is a natural way to lose large amounts of weight in a relatively short period of time. For some people they feel great an experience no side effects what so ever. Others are not quite as lucky and feel hungry for the first week, have headaches early on and even fatigue in some cases. Many of the side effects of the diet are due to the rapid weight loss or not following the protocol exactly.

The most common reason for side effects such as these is that your body is cleansing out the toxins from your fat stores. The early symptoms are typically experienced by people who don’t do their load days properly. It is important to prepare your body the way the protocol suggests to avoid many of the negative side effects during the early weeks of the diet.

Fatigue is one of those things that some people are just prone to whenever they may a drastic change to their eating habits or activity level. If you are experiencing HCG diet fatigue you can try adding a B-12 supplement or getting some extra sleep at night. This should subside once your body adjusts to the diet and once you’ve lost the weight you should even gain energy you didn’t have before beginning the diet.

Side Effects Experienced in Women on the HCG Diet

The HCG diet is completely safe and there are few reports of any type of side effects in men or women. The most common issues that arise early in the diet are headaches and leg cramps. This is caused by the increased water intake making your body detox in a sense; it is not from the HCG directly.

Some women are concerned that HCG may cause fertility issues or other complications with becoming pregnant but it will not. HCG is a chemical naturally produced by pregnant women and only aids in the reproductive process. The tiny amount used while on the HCG diet in comparison to the large amount produced when pregnant is significant.

HCG diet side effects in women are not a result of the HCG itself but rather the 500 calorie a day diet or fluid intake if any exist. There are no lasting effects of the diet other than less weight and a decrease in life threatening diseases associated with excess fat. It is completely safe to become pregnant right after finishing the diet.

HCG Diet Side Effects in Men

HCG is found in pregnant women but will not cause a man to test positive for pregnancy. There are also no hormonal side effects in men. Men can follow and succeed on the HCG diet without risk of any type of fertility, sexual, or other side effects.

If you can overcome the side effects and follow the plan exactly as it is written you will lose weight and feel better. Your health and longevity will improve and you will have less health risks associated with being overweight or obese. You can change your life if it is really what you want. Get all your questions answered and make an informed decision.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have not approved HCG used for weight loss because no long-term studies in the U.S. have been performed. It is always recommend that you seek the advice of your doctor before beginning ANY weight loss plan.

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