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Is the hCG diet suitable for post menopausal women?

Is the hCG diet suitable for post menopausal women?

Yes: It is safe when under the supervision of a qualified physician. Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Estradiolo 32, 9 pg/ml fsh 14, 1iu/l testosterone < 0, 1 ng/ml beta hCG <2 mu/ml. Are these values normal for menopause?

Estradiolo 32, 9 pg/ml fsh 14, 1iu/l testosterone < 0, 1 ng/ml beta hCG <2 mu/ml. Are these values normal for menopause?

Not necessarily.: It depends on your age and the situation. Your estrogen is low. Your fsh is not at high as I would expect in full menopause. You are not pregnant, and your testosterone is very low. The units reported vary, and I am at home. This could represent your pituitary not trying hard enough to stimulate your ovaries, or just early in your cycle. If your are 46, you may be perimenopausal. Read more

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I am 45 with 3 failed ivfs, 5 yrs ago. Benign ovar. Cyst removed then. Last period jul 10. Hcg 464 (20 dpo) & 843 (22.5 dpo) mild cramp, no bleed, ache 1 side. Ectopic, cancer, menopause?

I am 45 with 3 failed ivfs, 5 yrs ago. Benign ovar. Cyst removed then. Last period jul 10. Hcg 464 (20 dpo) & 843 (22.5 dpo) mild cramp, no bleed, ache 1 side. Ectopic, cancer, menopause?

Seems ok: Is DPO days post ovulation? If so, your HCG roughly doubled in 48 hours...That is a good textbook rise! A mild cramp is common, and no bleeding is always good.

Seems to me you are pregnant! No indication of ectopic, no reason to think cancer (hcg producing cancers are typically seen in much younger women ie teens and 20's) and menopause doesn't give you rising hcg.

So for now, congrats and luck! Read more

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Why does hCG never enter a womens urine in some women?

Why does hCG never enter a womens urine in some women?

Hcg in urine: Hcg, human chorionic gonadotropin, is found in blood of men and women. It is very elevated in pregnancy and some forms of cancer. Urine pregnancy tests are designed to detect the presence of HCG in the urine of pregnant women. It is found in all pregnant women. However, it has to reach a threshold to be detectable and if urine is checked too early in pregnancy, the test may be negative. Read more

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Can woman be pergnant with hCG 1> for 10 weeks. Please answer

Can woman be pergnant with hCG 1> for 10 weeks. Please answer

HCG levels: An HCG value of >5 is usually a sign of pregnancy. Typically, the value will double every 24-48 hours. A gestational sac can be seen on us when it reaches 1-2000 units. It is not unusual for values as measured to be all over the MAP for weeks, but if it doesn't rise above 1 unit for 10 weeks, you are not pregnant. You should contact your gyn and seek an explanation. Read more

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Is it possible that some women can't make enough hCG to get a test to read?

Is it possible that some women can't make enough hCG to get a test to read?

See below: Hcg is made by embryonic/fetal tissue in pregnancy. A woman cannot be pregnant more than a few days and her fetus not make enough HCG for a positive test. Read more

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Some women just do not produce dectatable hCG even after weeks later. They keep getting false neg test when they r in fact preg. Why is that?

Some women just do not produce dectatable hCG even after weeks later. They keep getting false neg test when they r in fact preg. Why is that?

Not true at all: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. Read more

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Do women naturally have hCG in them all the time?

Do women naturally have hCG in them all the time?

Yes: Pituitary is a source of HCG and low levels are present in women of reproductive age. See this site for more info.
http://www. Clinchem. Org/content/51/10/1765.full. Read more

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Are hCG levels present in nonpregnant women?

Are hCG levels present in nonpregnant women?

Hormone: Hcg is the hormone of pregnancy and made by the placenta. It is most commonly seen in pregnant women. In women with retained placenta they can still have HCG levels. Hcg levels can also be detected in certain tumors, like liver tumors, certain ovarian tumors and others, and if the person is taking HCG shots. Read more

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Can a woman who has had hysterectomy do the hCG diet?

Can a woman who has had hysterectomy do the hCG diet?

Yes you can: Hcg protocol, if followed properly, will help you lose weight and should not be affected by your hysterectomy. You might also consider having your hormone levels tested as many bhrt protocols can assist with weight loss if your hormone levels are off. Visit us at www. Doctorscotts. Com for more information on HCG and hormone replacement therapy. Read more

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Is it normal for non pregnant women to have less than 0.6 hcg?

Is it normal for non pregnant women to have less than 0.6 hcg?

Less than: Non pregnant females have no HCG just like you. Your lab report represents having no HCG. It means zero. And it means you are not pregnant as you have been repeatedly taught in this application. Read more

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Can some women never shed hCG into their urine or blood? How rare is it?

Can some women never shed hCG into their urine or blood? How rare is it?

Being Pregnant: The simple answer is no. If one is pregnant the pregnancy will be detectable through either urine or blood testing. Read more

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When the hCG level reach to 0 how long will it take for a woman to ovulate again?

When the hCG level reach to 0 how long will it take for a woman to ovulate again?

Variable.: I assume you are asking how long it can take for woman to ovulate after pregnancy. It depends on how the pregnancy ended. The shortest intervals are after pregnancy terminations such as d and c and ovulation can occur even within 2 weeks. Longer intervals are associated with full term deliveries, and breastfeeding can lengthen this also. It still could be within the first month though. Read more

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Following d&c surgery how long does it take a woman's hCG level to go down completely?

Following d&c surgery how long does it take a woman's hCG level to go down completely?

Less than 2 weeks: The HCG half life is about 1.5 days and urine pregnancy test should be negative in less than two weeks. If it is positive four weeks after the procedure, that indicates residual HCG producing tissue and would require additional treatment. See this site for more info.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/2417443. Read more

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If hCG is given to women for fertility then how can it be given to men for hypothalamic patuitary problems? And if it is given to men what does it do for them if they have hypothalamic patuitary problems?

If hCG is given to women for fertility then how can it be given to men for hypothalamic patuitary problems? And if it is given to men what does it do for them if they have hypothalamic patuitary problems?

HCG: Hcg is usally given to either men and women as a surrogate/substitute for luteinizing hormone (lh.) the HCG and lh molecular structures are nearly identical. In females lh triggers ovulations (among other things,) likewise in males lh stimulates testicular leydig cells to produce testosterone (among other things.). Read more

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When is hCG produced in pregnant women?

After implantation: Pregnancy hormone or HCG is produced only after implantation. This is typically 5-9 days after fertilization. Read more

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