What is HCG Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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HCG is a hormone first produced by the developing embryo and then the placenta during pregnancy to help nourish the womb.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Doctor recommendation 2 2
General health 1 1
Improve fluid intake / hydration 1 1
Increase effect of another treatment 1 1
Multiple sclerosis 1 1
Support nutritional health 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with HCG Diet

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using HCG Diet

Dosage Patients
20 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking HCG Diet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using HCG Diet

Duration

Currently using HCG Diet

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped using HCG Diet

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for HCG Diet.