Everyone wants to stay healthy, live longer and have the body of their dreams. In fact, some would pay for a proper advice from a professional diet experts to help them eat healthy and have a less stressed lifestyle. For some people especially to pregnant women, weekly trip to the gym under the professional guidance of a trainer is a must because it helps them burn unused and unwanted calories that are sleeping inside their bodies, unused calories that have the tendency to make them fat. If diet and going to the gym at least, thrice a week don’t help, they take in various supplements that are readily available over the counter. Now, pregnancy will make women, whether they like it or not, fat, and gain tremendous weight due to the additional calorie intake for the baby. There are some claims that taking HCG drops during pregnancy will make your metabolism restart like a computer, resulting to weight loss without making you hungry.
To begin with, what are HCG drops? HCG, or human chronic gonadotropin, is a hormone which is created by the placenta in the early stages of pregnancy. Its main objective is to assist the pregnant mother in keeping her fetus alive while floating inside the womb. It’s basically the life support of the fetus. It has been said and claimed that taking this specific kind of drops can reduce weight of the one taking it. However, studies have proved that there are side effects and it may lead to several complications if taken without prior consultation with doctors. Below are some of the known side effects:
- The pregnant women might experience multiple births due to the possibility that her ovary might release more than one egg during her menstrual cycle when in normal procedures, the ovary only releases one egg during ovulation.
- It can result to the ovary being swollen and painful. It can lead to the pregnant woman getting symptoms of Ovarian Hyper-Simulation Syndrome.
- HCG drops will make an already pregnant woman experience additional symptoms that she is pregnant, again. It’s being you are time two times tired and irritable.