This month, Dr. Jacques Doueck interviews Dr. Ralph Madeb, MD FACS, a Certified Urologist passionate about health and wellness, as well as treating urologic cancers with non-invasive methods. The focus of this Q and A is weight loss, and how taking a naturally produced hormone can aid us in burning fat from our body’s stored reserves.
What is hCG & how does it work?
hCG is a natural hormone that resets the brain to think it is satisfied with its caloric intake.
hCG stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, which is a natural hormone found in all of our bodies. When taken in very small doses, it aids in burning abnormal fat – fat usually found in our stomachs, backs, butts, hips, thighs, and the underside of our arms
By administering a scientifically proven dose of one of the body’s natural hormones, a medical team can reset the caloric thermometer in the brain. This suppresses the appetite, leads the brain to believe it’s satisfied, and resets a person’s metabolism so that the body will use abnormal, stored fat as energy.
hCG treatments are effective, legitimate, and safe when monitored by a physician and their medical team. When used in combination with a low-calorie diet, hCG aids the body in losing one to three pounds per day.
How much weight can you lose on the hCG Diet?
Ideally, 40 pounds in 40 days.
Patients report a loss of one to two pounds per day while taking hCG. At the very least, you can expect to lose half a pound a day and, at the most, 3+ pounds a day. Men generally lose more weight than women.
Women typically lose 15 pounds on the 23-day program and up to 30 pounds on the 46-day program, if they follow the program correctly. Men typically lose 20 to 25 pounds on the 23-day program and up to 40 pounds on the 46-day program, if they do the same
Wouldn't a low-calorie diet be enough to lose the weight?
You would lose weight with a low-calorie diet, but not from your stored fat reserves – where it counts.
The body has a natural protective mechanism that is designed to store fat in order to prevent death and starvation. When a person tries to reduce calories in order to lose weight, the body goes into shock, stores the fat and begins to burn lean muscle for fuel. Only as a last resort will the body let go of its abnormal fat reserve. As it did, you would be hungry, fatigued, and irritable - and, do nothing to re-balance your metabolism. With a medically-monitored hCG weight loss program, the goal is to lose fat; not starve to death.
Is hCG safe?
hCG has been proven to be a safe and successful treatment plan for over five decades.
Because it is a natural substance, hCG is completely safe and has been used successfully for decades. It is virtually 100% effective for everyone, except for those who are pregnant or nursing. hCG that comes from a licensed US FDA approved pharmacy is certifiably safe and sterile.
What about side effects?
There have been no negative side effects reported by people using hCG for weight loss purposes.
The dose of hCG recommended in the diet protocol is a very tiny amount. Rather than negative side effects, there have been positive outcomes. In addition to weight loss, many patients who completed the hCG program also experienced a drop in their cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
hCG has helped thousands of people lose those stubborn and frustrating pounds in a safe and effective way.
Dr. Ralph Madeb MD FACS is Board Certified Urologist. He is an expert in wellness, balance, and nutrition. He also specializes in safe hormonal therapy, and proven weight loss programs. Dr. Madeb has published more than 40 journal articles on his extensive training, research and expertise in treating urologic cancers and conditions. He is trained in minimally-invasive (robotic) surgery techniques, offering his patients shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times. He can be reached by email at MadebMD@gmail.comor by phone at 718-375-3746.