With the recent popularity of HCG Diets, some people have questioned if the HCG diet can be harmful. Dr Robert True addresses this issue and brings to light medical concerns regarding non-medically monitored HCG diets.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2010 -- Dr. Robert sees patients on a daily basis that he helps lose weight through his HCG Diet program. However he is concerned about the increasing popularity of non-medically monitored diets and their associated health risks. He speaks about the importance of being medically monitored while doing an HCG Diet program. He begins by describing a patient who tried a non-medically monitored HCG Diet on her own to lose weight and experienced medical problems as a result.
Dorothy A. of the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas bought HCG from an internet site, read about the program and tried to do it on her own. Within two weeks she became excessively weak and tired following a short viral illness, and evaluation at the emergency room showed the presence of a severe electrolyte imbalance. After hospitalization, intravenous treatments, and doctor’s supervision, she recovered from this episode.
Unfortunately, Dorothy did not know about the potential electrolyte imbalance conditions that could result from the program. Dorothy didn’t realize the magnitude of the resulting unsupervised problems she would be developing; she was taking certain medications that reacted with the program and developed a viral stomach flu. Had she been supervised and monitored by a physician, this unfortunate situation could have been avoided or treated with minimal complication. In turn, she enlisted a doctor’s help and supervision, continued on the program and lost 24 pounds. Dorothy was so ecstatic about the results; she did another course under his care and lost another 21 pounds to reach her goal weight.
Dr. Robert True, an associate HCG True Diet physician states that “HCG Diets are very effective and safe if doctor supervised. Only a medical doctor can screen for potential medical problems such as heart problems, potential electrolyte disturbances, and problems associated with the nutritional deficits on a 500 calorie a day diet. When these potential problems arise, their unfortunate health complications may be prevented or treated easily by a physician in most cases.”
Dr. True helps many patients lose weight with the HCG True diet program and believes that “losing weight is important for your health, but the best and safest way to do the HCG Diet is to have medical supervision through the care of a physician who is familiar with the program and its potential complications. “
Dr. Robert True is an associate physician of www.hcgtruediet.com. The website lists physicians who provide a medically monitored HCG Diet.
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