The hCG plan can be administered for 28 days or longer if you have greater than 15 pounds to lose. Patients with a large amount of weight to lose may need to do more than one session of hCG.
Any man or woman who has at least 15 pounds to lose and is in good general health. You must be willing to adhere to a strict diet.
Although exercise is not required for the diet to work. it is important that you follow Dr. Shakov’s instructions and the hCG diet exactly as it is prescribed in order to avoid discomfort, hunger, and potential damage or injury to yourself. There is a slight risk of reaction at the injection site, possible allergic reaction or risk of blood clots. For women, it is advised to begin after your menstrual cycle ends but there is no harm with the injections if you are menstruating during the diet. Some other possible side effects are headache and swelling.