Hcg Injections For Weight Loss

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Title - HCG injections for weight loss: Fab or fad?

Description - Obesity is one of the consistent side-effects associated with the urban lifestyle today. A number of weight loss programs including HCG injections are coming up purported to cure obesity.

What is HCG and why should you know of it?
HCG injections contain the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin typically secreted by the pregnant mother’s placenta following successful conception. It is reason behind the pink bar of a pregnancy test strip attesting successful pregnancy. HCG is being used to deal with problems regarding conceiving babies from quite some time by medical practitioners.

When did it all start?
The “revelation” that HCG can burn fat started first in the 1950’s when Dr. Albert T. Simeons, an endocrinologist from Britain started using HCG injections to treat people with obesity. One of the probable and not yet established role of human chorionic gonadotrophin is that it burns belly fat to provide ATP or energy for the fetus, Dr. Simeons concluded from this belief that HCG must also facilitate a rapid burning of fat from all portions of the body at all times. But no substantial cases of actual weight loss through only HCG injections have come up till date. In a more recent time, Kevin Trudeau in his 2007 book claimed that HCG injections were the magic secret to quick weight loss. The funny part is Kevin is not even remotely associated with medicine or health; he is just another shady businessman.
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