What is hcg?

Pregnancy Hormone. Hcg or human chorionic gonadotropin, also commonly known as the pregnancy hormone. It is a hormone that is produced by the placenta of a pregnant woman. It is detectable in the blood and urine within days of fertilization.
HCG is... Hcg is a natural hormone that is typically produced in large quantities during pregnancy to ensure proper nutrients to the developing baby. This hormone can be used as treatment for infertility in both men and women at dosages of 5, 000 to 10, 000 iu per injection.
HCG can increase T. Hcg can stimulate the testicles to increase testosterone in men. Strangely enough, if a man uses HCG to raise the testosterone level, he will have a positive pregnancy test! that is because HCG is made by pregnant women.

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What does hCG total qn 16 mean?

Indeterminate. Hcg of less than 5 is negative for pregnancy and above 25 is considered positive...So at 16..It is a "not-sure" level. If you are tesing for pregnancy, repeat in a few days to a wk later, if no change or lower...Than negative...If gets significantly higher, then congrats... Consult your doc...Good luck. Read more...

What is hCG diet?

HCG DIET. One way of losing weight is by having human chorionic gonadrotopin injections and some 500 cal diet. Read more...
Risky. There are lots of risks involved with a severe calorie restriction diet and with HCG injections. I would not recommend this to my patients. Read more...

What are hCG diet drops for?

Weight loss. Most people try to use human growth hormone for weight loss and for metabolism. It has never been proven to be effective when taken orally. Most of the oral products that are availible over the counter are not going to do much for you. I wouldnt waste your money. Read more...
Yes. The HCG diet was originally developed by a.T.W. Simeons M.D. During the 1940's -1950's. It has been used all over the world for over 50 years. This method is extremely safe & effective when used under the care of an experienced & trained md. Apparently HCG has an effect on your hypothalamus, increasing adiponectin levels & reducing leptin resistance. The method must be followed strictly to work. Read more...
Won't work. Drops are worthless. You need a qualified physician to administer correctly the injection HCG and the original 500 calorie diet with strict adherence. The diet only works on abnormal fat and once you rid yourself of abnormal fat you will not lose any more weight on the HCG diet. Read more...

What is hCG injection is it helpful in pregnancy in pcos?

HCG pcos. Hog is hormone during pregnancy and stimulates ovary to maintain luteal function generally once pregnant in underlying pcos your pregnancy should proceed normally check with ob. Read more...

4 weeks pregnant what should hCG be?

Unanswerable. This varies widely from patient to patient. I would want to know what prompts this question? If you have a value for a recent blood test then that may be a better way to ask the question. Read more...