The lower abdomen is a common injection site for hCG. It’s an easy site to inject, because there’s usually more subcutaneous fat in this area. Stick to the semi-circle area below your belly button and above your pubic region. Be sure to stay at least one inch away from your belly button.
How fast do you lose weight with HCG injections?
The first week on the HCG Diet Program typically yields the biggest weight loss, up to three to four pounds per day. Throughout the remainder of the program, most patients report rapid weight loss of one to two pounds a day.
Do you inject HCG into muscle or fat?
Generally, hCG injections are given intramuscularly, and are directed toward the buttock or the deltoid muscles. However, in obese patients the needle may not be long enough to reach the muscle layer, especially when the subcutaneous fat is thick, and consequently the intended i.m. injection becomes a s.c. injection.
On which day HCG injection is given?
The injections typically begin on day 3 of your cycle and should occur at approximately the same time every day, usually between 6 pm and 10 pm. You take injections for about 10-12 days or until you are close to ovulation.
How do you take HCG?
INSTRUCTIONS FOR 1ST HCG INJECTION
- Mix with an 18 gauge 1 ½” needle.
- You only need 1 cc of water to mix with the powder.
- Mix well.
- Change to a 25 gauge 1 ½” needle for the injection.
- Inject all of the medication.
- You will have 9 cc of water left over. Discard this.
Is HCG good for weight loss?
The FDA has approved HCG as a prescription drug for the treatment of female infertility and for other medical conditions. HCG is not approved for use without a prescription for any purpose. It is not approved for weight loss.
How many units of HCG should I inject for weight loss?
You’ll typically get 5,000 to 10,000 units of hCG to inject subcutaneously or intramuscularly on a schedule determined by a doctor. This may sound scary, but we’ll walk you through how to do these injections.
Why hCG injection is given?
Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that supports the normal development of an egg in a woman’s ovary, and stimulates the release of the egg during ovulation. HCG is used to cause ovulation and to treat infertility in women, and to increase sperm count in men.
What happens if you take too much hCG?
OHSS can be a life-threatening condition. Call your doctor right away if you have any symptoms of OHSS: severe pelvic pain, swelling of the hands or legs, stomach pain and swelling, shortness of breath, weight gain, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, and urinating less than normal.
How long does it take hCG to work?
After you conceive (when the sperm fertilises the egg), the developing placenta begins to produce and release hCG. It takes about 2 weeks for your hCG levels to be high enough to be detected in your urine using a home pregnancy test.
How long does the hCG injection stay in your system?
Normally, it takes around 10 days for injected hCG to clear from the body, says fertility benefits company Progeny.
Can I get pregnant with 20 mm follicle?
Result(s): Women with follicular diameters 20 mm were less likely to become pregnant as compared to women with diameters between 15.00 and 19.99 mm (risk ratio [RR] 0.58, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.35, 0.97).
What should I eat after hCG injection?
The rules of the hCG diet
- Loading phase. Start taking hCG and eat plenty of high fat, high calorie foods for 2 days.
- Weight loss phase. Continue taking hCG and eat only 500 calories per day for 3 to 6 weeks.
- Maintenance phase. Stop taking hCG. Gradually increase your food intake but avoid sugar and starch for 3 weeks.
Is hCG bad for your heart?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has received reports of serious adverse events associated with the use of HCG injections for weight loss, including cases of pulmonary embolism, depression, cerebrovascular issues, cardiac arrest and death, according to a spokesperson.
Is hCG better than testosterone?
Since hCG promoted better testicular growth, compared to testosterone, it may potentially improve future fertility outcomes in HH patients.
Does hCG cause hair loss?
As evidenced by the patient we report, the combination of hCG and testosterone pellet administration can precipitate androgenic alopecia in a genetically susceptible individual. Potential users of either treatment should be aware of this important cosmetic complication.