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HCG Side Effects

  • August 23, 2010
  • Brian Connole
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  • Find Out What The Most Common HCG Side Effects Are:

    No matter which diet you try to lose weight with, you are likely going to have some minor side effects. Unfortunately the HCG Diet is no exception.

    But keep in mind, not everyone who uses this diet will experience these side effects. However, I think that it's important to know what they are before you can decide if the diet is right for you.

    What Are The Different HCG Side Effects?

    Some side effects that you might experience on the HCG Diet are...


    • Constipation - This seems to be one of the most common side effects of the HCG Hormone. While you using the HCG Injections you may become a little constipated, which means that you will have less bowel movements than usual.
    • Dry Skin - Some people report having extremely dry skin while doing the HCG Diet. But I think it's probably because you are not allowed to use your normal lotions. However, Aveeno is safe to use while on the diet.
    • Hair Loss - Although hair loss is not as common, it is one of the few HCG injection side effects. The amount of hair loss can be compared to a woman losing her hair while pregnant - Which means, the hair loss shouldn't be very noticeable.

      I think that this would be worse for a person mentally than anything else. But keep in mind that the hair will usually grow back after you stop the HCG injections.
    • Headaches - You are more likely to get headaches during the first week of the HCG Diet. After that, they should subside. However, if they don't go away on their own, you are permitted to take Asprin.
    • Trouble Sleeping - Some people have had trouble sleeping while doing the HCG Shots. But if you have this problem, there are a few things that you can do to help you get to sleep at night. You can try going for a walk, taking a hot bath, consider your dosage HCG levels (Possibly too high of dose) - or you can read some more tips in this article about having trouble sleeping on HCG.
    • Muscle Weakness - It's been said, that some people have experienced muscle weakness from the HCG Injections. While others claim to have more energy than ever. 

    These are the main Side Effects of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin - (HCG), that people report having. But the most common side effect of all, would have to be...

    • Weight Loss - That's right, pretty much every person that uses the HCG Injections / HCG Drops, will lose weight. However, I don't think anybody will mind if they experience this one.

    HCG side effects are a big reason that people decide not to use the diet. But for most men and women, the side effects of being obese is much more dangerous. But at the end of the day, it's the perspective of the individual that matters the most.

    As for me, I would rather take my chances with the HCG Side effects, rather than the side effects of being overweight or obese -- You be the judge!


    Have you experienced any other side effects from HCG? - If you have, tell me all about it in a comment below.

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