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can the hcg diet affect your periods

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What did the doc: Say who is doing i t for u, u should not start it until after your entire period is over, I do not advise just buying it off the internet, I use quali ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Not directly: The quantity of HCG used in the diet is so low that it would not affect your period but, the diet also calls for you to restrict your calories between ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: There is nothing good about the 500 cal HCG diet. Do not do it. Check my webpage: drfairchild.Org on advice on diet.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Positive HCG: The pregnancy test you took measures if HCG is present. You have taken h g for your diet! I would suggest that you get a blood test that measures your ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience Cardiology
Marginally: But you could get help from your friendly obgyn!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: that's what the tests check for.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I don't think it is a safe and effective plan. Try weight watchers and exercise everyday.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol can make it: worse. Oral contraceptives are sometimes used to decrease symptoms. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Jones
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A consistently low calorie diet leading to significant and/or rapid weight loss can cause the body's hormonal balance to become disrupted. It is not u ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Probably not: The sedimentation rate is a nonspecific marker for inflammation. I don't believe a menstrual period would affect this result.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mayank Pandya
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
HCG in pregnancy: HCG diet is an extreme diet which includes injections the hormone HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) which is the hormone women make when pregnant. Th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. No, no adverse long term effects, although a lot of propagandists with a political or religious agenda would like you to think so! To your health ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience Family Medicine
Several issues: Dysmenorrhea is a common problem for women as they approach menopause. The birth control pill can be very helpful to control this. Women who are in th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Sexual activity with a finger or a penis leads to similar neuro-endocrine (hormonal) changes and do not delay the menstrual cycle. If such activities ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No data on this: Very little research has been done on the HCG diet and the risk for infertility. Because there is very little research on this diet i never recommend ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not supposed to and u should do it under doctor supervision.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely...: It can but it is very unlikely. Our adult weight and height are determined by genetics and lifestyle (eating exercise etc...)
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Nicotin: The effect of nicotin.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: Carbohydrate loading- can place extra glycogen in your muscles and may improve performance. On the flip side, if your muscles are deplete of glycogen ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Be careful: There is caffeine in lots of medicines and drinks and some foods. There can be an accumulation of dose that can be toxic. Small amounts can be okay ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If it is heavy: It can, if normal not usually, but please see your gyn as your gyn can do a CBC to check and if your period is too heavy or lasts too long there are m ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Good question: I am not aware that blood type affects your menstrual period but then again, i've thought about it or been asked.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: They can come any time.
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