Menstruation and the HCG Diet

Menstruation and the HCG Diet

The daily shots of HCG help you reach maximum weight loss and stabilize your health. Nonetheless, there are some cases where you need to take a break from taking the HCG. However, it is important to stop taking HCG when your menstruation occurs.

Why You Should Stop Taking HCG During Your Period?

Taking the HCG during menstruation is not advisable as per the original protocol due to the hormonal changes in your body during menstruation can interfere with your progress. It is better to take a break from the HCG but continue your diet.

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Effects of HCG Diet on Menstrual Cycle

The effect of HCG to burn fat fails due to the increased progesterone level during menstruation. When your Period occurs, your body releases the buildup of the lining of your uterus. As a result, you can experience bloating, headache, muscle pain, and mood changes. Menstruation can also trigger your cravings due to hormonal changes. Taking the HCG shots during menstruation is unnecessary as it affects the Natural process in your body.

How Menstruation May Affect Weight Loss

For a couple of days before and during your period, you may see the rate of weight loss slow down. The hormonal fluctuation during menstruation causes water retention and weight gain. When you eat sugar, salt, and other unhealthy foods, you are at risk of weight gain. Period bloating and constipation during menstruation can also cause weight gain

Menstrual Cycle Protocol

Taking the HCG during menstruation is not advisable as per the original protocol. The HCG and the hormonal changes in your body during menstruation can interfere with your progress. It is better to take a break from the HCG but continue your diet. You will not have problems with hunger when you stop the hormone during menstruation. The last shot of HCG remains active for three days and makes VLCD bearable during menstruation.

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