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Can i get sick on the hcg diet?

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Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: The diet often recommended with HCG injections is very restrictive, and people often will not feel well. Unfortunately HCG has not been shown helpful for losing weight. I can't recommend it.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov commented
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Actually people feel well on this diet and not irritable like they do on regular diets.
Nov 29, 2013
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov commented
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Also, some alcoholics have been shown to stop drinking while on the diet
Nov 29, 2013

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