It can be incredibly challenging to lose weight. With so many fads and new diet trends coming up all the time, it is hard to keep track and figure out what really works. One increasingly popular approach to weight loss is to follow a
What is HCG?
Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (HCG) is a naturally
conditions in the womb for the development of the
The other instances when naturally occurring HCG is elevated in the body is in when someone, male or female is in the early
stages of certain cancers. Thus, doctors can sometimes use this spike in HCG as an early warning and look for any signs of cancer in the patient.
What the HCG hormone signals to a body
HCG’s main role is to send a signal to the body that there are some changes going on. Notably with early pregnancy that there is a growing
needs. This means that there will be fewer nutrients available for the body’s own systems. In response to HCG, the body
How HCG drops work in aiding weight loss
The HCG diet was first proposed in the 1950s by a British doctor called Albert Simeons. The diet produced very dramatic weight loss results in patients of as much as two pounds a day. In the original HCG diet, Simeons injected HCG hormone into his patients. They were then required to eat a starvation level diet of fewer than 500 calories a day. Ordinarily, a person eating fewer than 500 calories a day would struggle to function and feel very hungry. The HCG reduces the sensation of hunger, allowing a person to maintain most of their daily duties while on the diet.
The caloric restriction in the HCG diet is extreme. It is therefore not sustainable for longer than a few weeks because
healthy caloric intake, that enables normal functioning is between 1400 and 1800 calories for women, and 1600 and 2000 calories for men. You can see then how eating fewer than 500 calories for longer than a few weeks is dangerous. The HCG diet is
How do you ingest HCG?
There are several ways to take HCG. The first is via injection, and this is usually done by a medical practitioner and requires a prescription. This is usually pure HCG and it is fast acting as it
goes directly to the blood stream. You can also buy HCG as tablets, drops, or in a powdered form. HCG drops are proving to be the most popular alternative to ingesting HCG drops because they are easy to transport and self-administer. There are various formulations and strengths of HCG available enabling greater
Real HCG drops
You can buy two kinds of HCG drops, homeopathic and pharmaceutical HCG drops. The main difference being that
homeopathic drops are readily accessible over the counter and you need a medical prescription from your doctor to buy pharmaceutical HCG drops. Secondly, there is a big difference in price, prescription HCG drops are considerably more expensive than homeopathic HCG drops. Finally, note that most
HCG drops are not approved by the FDA
Homeopathic HCG drops
Homeopathic HCG drops contain some HCG, or in some
exercised in buying homeopathic drops. Some brands do not contain real HCG, or they contain very small amounts. You also need to monitor how your body reacts to some of the other supplements and stimulants included.
Pharmaceutical HCG drops
These are formulations that contain highly concentrated HCG and so can be expensive. They are however very effective, and
are absorbed fast. You can choose to buy natural HCG or synthetic HCG that has been produced under laboratory conditions.
Where do you buy HCG drops?
HCG drops are now widely available in supermarkets, pharmacies and online. We recommend that you do your research on
the reputation of the vendor and the brand that you are purchasing your HCG from. Read the label to see the different elements
It may be necessary to test a few to figure out what works best for you. To do this you would need to try one type of drops
for a couple of days and observe the results. Make any changes you need immediately.
HCG drops can be an easy way to get the HCG
hormone into your system as part of a healthy weight loss plan. You can get a range of different HCG drops from homeopathic drops that have been fortified with other nutrients and metabolic substances. You can also buy prescription HCG that contains either naturally occurring or synthetic versions of the amino
acid. To maximise your chances of sustainable weight loss, you must use real HCG drops in conjunction with a relevant low calorie eating plan.