Modern medicine has a huge turnaround. It is continually proving that anything is possible and achievable. The weight loss industry, for one, is leaping through new heights in its latest discovery of a new and what is claimed to be, an effective way in weight loss management and control. One of the most recent and advanced diet programs to date is the very controversial and much-talked about HCG diet plan. Surprisingly, as with any other diet supplements and methods out in the market, this type of weight loss plan has garnered arguments and debates. There are many publications on this subject that talk about the benefits, as well as the disadvantages of using this very contentious product.
Though the HCG treatment is not fully accepted by the conservative medical industry, there is quite a few acceptance in the alternative and complementary health industries. This has been accepted by alternative medicine practitioners due to its claims of using the natural homeopathic HCG drops. These drops help in portion control, which is a proven way of losing weight.
Studies have claimed that the drops seem to be a good way to give the dieter a launch into the weight loss journey. During this program, maintaining a healthy weight is vital in order to keep and enjoy the long term benefits of the weight loss. A lot of dieters find the HCG drops are simple to use and allow them to get a good start in losing the unwanted weight. In fact the program permits you to see fast results. It will even persuade you to shift into a healthier lifestyle.
However, there is always a down side to this. The dieter must be aware that this drops contain major side effects and that these effects can have long term consequences. These are onset of headaches, irritability, restlessness, slight water retention causing edema, tenderness of the breast, swelling of the injection sight, and depression to name a few.
In rare occasions, severe side effects can happen as well. This includes ovarian hyperstimulation in women which requires immediate treatment. This is accompanied by symptoms such as tremendous pain in the pelvis, edema of the feet, legs, and hands, abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, difficulty breathing, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and weight gain.
It is best to consult a physician if one has to resort to the HCG diet program. Make sure that when using this type of diet plan, a healthy experience can be achieved. An alternative approach to dieting may be an option as well. It only takes a little of your patience to search and find out the safe diet plan that is right for you.