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Reader Reviews : Pros and Cons of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Diet

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Updated October 06, 2010

The Human Chorionic Gonadotropin / HCG Diet - also known as the Simeons Protocol - is a popular but controversial diet, and one that some thyroid patients are turning to for weight loss. It's no secret that many thyroid patients end up hypothyroid, with an underactive or non-functioning thyroid, a slower metabolism, and other hormonal imbalances that contribute to weight gain, or difficulty losing weight. Here are reviews and stories, including pros and cons, from the unique perspective of thyroid patients who have personally tried HCG diets.

Better Than HCG Review

I just want to let everyone out there know, that if you are purchasing HCG Drops, the first active ingredient should say HCG. When you purchase your drops please test it on a pregnancy test. If it co…More

HCG Diet

This diet is amazing. I felt great and lost 35 pounds in about 55 days. I did the shots and got them from a local boutique that I won't give the business to, as they gave me no information or support…More

HCG Diet 1200 Calories

The company refused to provide the information originally promised when the drops were ordered. They said the information was "on the internet". We had explained prior to ordering that we have a very…More

HCG Diet

I was skeptical at first about HCG, but since I had seen a few people around me experience success with the diet I decided... "why not?". I purchased my HCG from officialhcgstore.com over two weeks a…More

HCG Diet

Best site I found for HCG Drops. They work!! I lost 55 pounds. Enough said!! I wish I came to this site a long time ago because other HCG diets from other sites I tried didnt work! This site had free…More

HCG Activator

This is a joke. It's required you take in 500 calories a day. Most people needing to lose weight will lose weight with this pill or without it only taking in 500 calories! If you cancel the service, …More

HCG Injections

I have been on the hcg diet for 21 days. 10 of those days I was on my dredded period. However, I havent lost any weight. I have been pretty good with my eating and drinking lots of water. I wonder if…More

HCG Diet

I loved this plan. I used drops the first round and pellets the last 2. I had no problems with hunger. I had to learn to deal with the emotional piece but I wasn't hungry. I lost a total of 20 pounds…More

Love Homeopathic HCG -- Insanely Easy to Follow

I have tried for years to lose weight on every plan including Weight Watchers (gained 12 pounds) and a water fast (gained 4 pounds) and a gym membership with a personal trainer and her "guaranteed to…More

40+ Pounds Lost on HCG

I have autoimmune thyroid and my weight had grown to 225 lbs. I had given up on weight loss since I had tried many different diets and protocols. I am a nutritionist, so I knew it wasn't about what I…More

Not a Fan of HCG

I am not sure if it is because of the HCG or my 1/2 thyoid. Since doing the HCG I found I have many food allergies and now live a gluten free vegan lifestyle to stay clear of my allergens. Everytime …More

31 Pounds in a Few Weeks on HCG

I have lost 31 pounds thus far. My first few days on hCg were difficult to adjust to, but once the horomone got into my sytem it was easy. The diet is fairly bland, but temporary! I'm almost ready to…More

25 Pounds in 45 Days

I started this diet after it was recommended by a friend. I was able to stick to the diet and lost 25 pounds in 45 days. I was also able to maintain weight loss after I stopped taking the drops. I th…More

Lost 40+ Pounds in 33 Days

I'm hypothyroid, and after 33 days I lost 42 pounds. Do not wait another day go on HCG diet you will have a big smile on your face.…More

Homeopathic HCG Didn't Work for Me

I tried this diet as a final attempt to lose weight back in November 2010. I lost 16 pounds in 2 weeks. However, gained it back plus more once I went off of it. This was one of the most difficult and…More

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