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I have what i believe is known as hematochezia i was recently taking hCG drops for weight loss but as of dec 9 2012 i stoppd for maintenance phase and my stools hardened and became harder to pass and when I do have a bowel movement there is dark red blood

I have what i believe is known as hematochezia i was recently taking hCG drops for weight loss but as of dec 9 2012 i stoppd for maintenance phase and my stools hardened and became harder to pass and when I do have a bowel movement there is dark red blood

It happens: First off the drops are worthless and do not work. You need to have the diet administered by a qualified physician, injectable hcg, and strict 500 calorie diet. When on the proper diet it is typical to have a bm every 3-4 days, you must drink plenty of water. When you do the wrong diet and take bogus drops you will get constipation which will irritate rectum/anus and cause blood in stools. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Are HCG drops effective for helping with weight loss? Are there any natural foods that help curb cravings and control appetite?

Are HCG drops effective for helping with weight loss? Are there any natural foods that help curb cravings and control appetite?

Weight loss: Weight loss is the result of diet and exercise. See a dietitian and an athletic trainer. Natural foods cover too many items. Take a look on the web at "NuVal". You are likely to learn a lot. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what hCG drops work for weight loss?

I'm curious as to what hCG drops work for weight loss?

Simeons' Diet?: Hcg diet, its "full of c**p" - to use a nonmedical phrase. It's based on using HCG (which doesn't work in the first place), but you can't get HCG expect by prescription and then it's only given by injection. By law, the drops can't contain any hcg, so it's like adding expensive water to your meals. All the so-called HCG diets use a very low calorie intake to get you to lose weight, not due to hcg. ...Read more

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Which hCG drops are considered the best for weight loss?

Which hCG drops are considered the best for weight loss?

Hcg: Hcg is not the first thing i would recommend that you focus on.What is your diet like?Are you exercising?How much water do you drink everyday?Have you had labwork to check your hormone levels?Start there first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hCG drops? And what are some side effects of it?

Is it safe to use hCG drops? And what are some side effects of it?

No: Not a good idea. Please see the link below from the fda. http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm281333.htm. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hCG drops and injections?

What are the side effects of hCG drops and injections?

Many: The U.S. FDA, has approved the hormone HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, for the treatment of infertility. It also has become popular for weight loss. HCG can cause blood clots, pain at the site of the injection, numbness, tingling, confusion, dizziness and headaches. Women are prone to a condition known as ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder. ...Read more

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I've heard of hCG drops and i was wondering what side effects it may have?

I've heard of hCG drops and i was wondering what side effects it may have?

Not recommended: Hcg "drops" were taken off the market in december 2011. The fda and ftc sent warning letters to multiple companies selling these products for making unsubstantiated claims. http://tinyurl.com/mqklddh homeopathic HCG differs from products given by injection, which are still on the market. Besides the daily injections, a 500 calorie diet is also required. The HCG supposedly prevents hunger. ...Read more

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How safe is it to take the oral homeopathic hCG drops to lose weight. Everyone seems to be losing a lot on it. My friend joined "shape reclaimed".

How safe is it to take the oral homeopathic hCG drops to lose weight.  Everyone seems to be losing a lot on it. My friend joined "shape reclaimed".

Not recommended: Homeopathic HCG was taken off the market in december 2011. The fda and ftc issued warning letters to multiple companies selling these products for making unsubstantiated claims. http://tinyurl.com/mqklddh homeopathic HCG differs from products given by injection, which are still on the market. Besides the daily injections, a 500 calorie diet is also required. The HCG supposedly prevents hunger. ...Read more

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Where can I find what diet practice should I take while using hCG drops for weight loss treatment?

Where can I find what diet practice should I take while using hCG drops for weight loss treatment?

A doctor. : The HCG diet requires a highly specific diet plan that involves severe calorie restriction. This needs to be done with medical supervision. Find a doctor in your area who is trained in assisting patients with the HCG diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more