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What Is hCG?

January 16, 2019

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced by the human body during pregnancy. Its chief function is to keep the corpus luteum functioning, which helps produce estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen and progesterone are essential to the health of a woman’s reproductive system and allow for the processes of impregnation and birth to occur. How…

a doctor listening to an overweight woman's heartbeat during a weight loss consultation

The Importance of Doctor’s Consultations When Dieting

January 15, 2019

While it’s not wholly unsafe to try changing your diet, you should speak with a trained and experienced physician before changing your diet drastically. If you find that you have reached a weight that you believe is affecting your daily life negatively, it may be time to talk to a doctor about their recommended diets…

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