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Please read below for a short update as well as frequently asked questions

It has been 4 years since we began offering HCG to our clients and those very first clients have experienced more weight loss success and longevity than any other weight loss program statistic group. I do occasionally face opposition however, and I find it interesting that the only opposition I really ever do encounter comes after finding a great HCG drop that is available to my clients without the need of physician approval.  We have seen abou a half a dozen drops that really work well that eventually are banned and pulled from the market in thier respective state. It really is a shame that when something takes money out of the sick-care system for obesity related conditions that it isnt long before the local or federal establishment comes calling and puts an end to all the good.  However, we still strive to find well manufactured HCG drops as well as other tried and proven weight loss methods along with colonics for my clients. We will never stop helping people.

Remember, the only difference between those who fail at weight loss and those who succeed is that those who succeed have never stopped trying!! It is a never ending, lifelong journey! You must continue moving, and trying… wherever you stand on the path doesnt matter, just take the first step and keep stepping. If you go off the path, get back on, stay on and get back on again. I have never met anyone who has lost weight and kept it off who doesnt maintain at least some of what they did to lose the weight in the first place. They never stop so they never really fail even if they put some pounds back on once in a while. :)



What is HCG?

It’s a non-surgical, non-invasive way to slim the entire body. It removes fats permanently using a hormone like substance called HCG that the body uses to release fats into the bloodstream during pregnancy to nourish a growing baby in times of famine.

How does it Work?

The HCG can be taken in a homeopathic form under the tongue 3 times a day or by injection once a day. Both methods have worked similarly in people we have seen while they were using HCG for weight loss. You must be willing to adhere to the program for at least 3 and a half weeks regardless of the amount of weight you intend to lose. The typical losses for someone who loses weight at an average rate with other methods is a pound per day. The typical results for people who cannot lose weight by other means is about .4 to .6 pounds per day. So it is safe to assume that no matter who you are you will drop 3 to 7 pounds each week. Along with significant inches lost that are noticed in your clothes and tend to continue to shed about 3 weeks after the program has ended if following our specialized advice.

What is the HCG Diet?

Dr. A.T.W. Simeons, a specialist on obesity and weight regulation, introduced a program that has helped many people overcome weight loss resistance. The program utilizes a natural hormone that is produced during pregnancy called Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG). Dr. Simeons’ theory is that HCG causes the hypothalamus area of the brain to trigger a release of abnormal fat stores.

Our program is different than his although the foundational elements are similar. We detox and strengthen the colon while a  client is on HCG. We know that we are not only preventing constipation but we are seeing better losses and our clients can get off HCG without dealing with a sluggish colon. This makes keeping weight off easier and our clients are healthier and function better after HCG than clients who are not doing colonics during HCG. We believe that one of the reasons some of our clients were less successful doing HCG before they came to us is due to constipation, food sensitivities and lack of understanding of detoxification and how to make it coencide with a weight loss program!

What is the Hypothalamus?

The hypothalamus is a part of the diencephalon area of our brain. This is the vital part of the brain which controls all of the autonomic functions of the body, including breathing, heart beat, digestion, sleep and the complex functions of the endocrine system. One of the many functions of the endocrine system is regulation and control of your metabolism and weight.  This is why you may see someone’s weight drastically and permanently change and stablise after having a baby.

Does HCG work for everyone?

Although HCG is naturally produced only in pregnant women, as a diet aid it works the same for men and women. Most people on this program report losing between 0.5 to 1 pound per day, and claim it is the only program where they have been able to keep the weight off afterward. However, as with any drug or medication, or even with food (e.g., allergies), there is individual variation in its efficacy. People who lose weight at an average rate will lose about a pound while people who have great difficulty losing typically lose about 3 or 4 pounds a week. Everyone is familiar with the fact that doctors often have to change people’s medications because they don’t respond as expected. So although HCG is effective for the great majority of people who try it, very few are not able to lose on HCG. We have not had anyone as of yet in this category.

What is the difference between homeopathic HCG drops and HCG injections?

Homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine in the world. It has been the primary medical system of choice for a great number of people in other countries for many years, with the allopathic methods being their secondary choice. (Allopathic healthcare is what we have here in the United States, which relies on pharmaceutical drugs and surgical procedures.) Homeopathics have been used for many years to very effectively bring about healing and better health without the negative consequences and side effects that allopathic methods often have. Its popularity in the United States has grown dramatically over the last decade because homeopathy is effective, all natural and safe. There are no dangerous side effects with homeopathic remedies, and they can be taken along with other medications without worrying about adverse reactions.  Many of our clients have a fear of injections while others want injections because they feel more certain of the delivery of the substance. We have the same results for our clients regardless of methods used. If you would like to use injections you will have to obtain the HCG from the pharmacy which can take longer. I personally like the drops because you dont need a perscription and you dont have to give yourself a shot. Not all drops are created equal ( we have learned this the hard way) we carry ones we know are effective and can even recommend ones we dont carry to you so you can buy them elsewhere.

Homeopathic formulations function on the theory of “like heals like” and that a very small amount of the active ingredient brings about change, because of the unique way homeopathic products are produced. Homeopathic HCG is produced by taking pure full strength HCG and making it into a sublingual mixture through a process of dilution and hand succussion. True homeopathic products, when tested in a typical lab, will come back negative for the active ingredient because the ingredient actually exists as a unique energy signature or imprint in the carrier liquid that cannot be measured chemically. This is also the reason homeopathic HCG drops will not show positive on a pregnancy test. It is important to realize that physical elements interact and affect each other in more ways than just chemically. Homeopathic products have continually baffled the American Medical Association when they fail in their chemical lab tests, yet are very successful when put to work in the human body.

Another difference is the method of administration. We have supervised programs both using prescription HCG that is prescribed by a physician as injections given daily. This method since waiting for a physician to precsribe may take a while to get started. We also do sublingual drops with the same success.  What you choose to do is entirely up to you.  Sublingual HCG drops are used by placing them under the tongue, an area rich in capillaries, where it is absorbed into the bloodstream. Our homeopathic HCG is manufactured in an FDA registered laboratory in the United States, and is prepared per the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States. It does not require a prescription. HCG injections, on the other hand, must be prescribed by a doctor and are administered by a shot into your tissue. The cost of injections obviously can be much higher due to the involvement of the doctor and clinic.

How does HCG help me lose weight?

HCG appears to act on the hypothalamus, signaling the body to release stored fat into the bloodstream where it is then available to be used by the cells for nourishment. This alone will not cause weight loss, though, unless you reduce your food intake. This forces the body to use the mobilized fat from the bloodstream. HCG causes the release of abnormal fat without affecting structural fat and muscle tissue. Which means you lose in those stubborn areas–hips, thighs, buttocks and upper arms!

Do I have to follow a special diet while I take the HCG drops?

Yes. You must follow the entire HCG Diet Protocol as described by our personalized protocol. Our program is different than Dr Simeons but there are similarities. To get a better idea you may look to Dr. Simeons’ manuscript, “Pounds and Inches: A New Approach to Obesity”, where he outlines a special 500-calorie-per-day diet that was tested on thousands of patients. HCG is only effective for weight loss if it is taken while strictly following Dr. Simeons’ HCG Diet Protocol, including the 500 calorie diet. Taking HCG alone (without the diet) will not cause you to lose weight. HCG takes effect when you reduce your food intake so that the mobilized fat will be used for your body’s energy needs. If you fail to follow the diet you will fail to lose weight. If you only follow the diet without taking HCG, you are simply starving yourself because there is no fat in the bloodstream to burn. Simply put, both are required. Also see the next two questions.

What food am I allowed to eat?

The HCG diet is balanced, unlike many extreme “fad” diets out there. It consists of a healthy variety of protein, vegetables and fruit. You will be drinking detox teas and a lot of fresh water to help clear your body of toxins and the fats that they are stored in.

Why can’t I just go on a 500 calorie diet without the HCG?

In order to answer this question you need to understand how the body stores and uses fat. Dr. Simeons identified three separate fat stores:

1.       Normal fat: This type of fat can be likened to a checking account from which the body can easily draw energy or deposit it as needed. Normal fat doesn’t take a lot of effort to lose.

2.       Structural fat: Pads the various organs, protects the arteries and cushions the bony prominences. You don’t ever want to lose this fat. It is vital to your health and well being. Yet, on the typical “starvation” diet, this is the fat you lose when the normal fat is depleted.

3.       Abnormal fat: This is much like a bank safe deposit box, where fat is stored and basically locked away. This fat is very difficult to lose via exercise and calorie restriction, but with the help of HCG the body readily pulls fat from these “last resort” fat stores.

Bottom line: If you go on a 500-calorie diet without HCG, the body uses the normal fat and then starts to use the structural fat and muscle. Losing your structural fat and muscle tissue can adversely affect your health and well-being. In addition, “starvation” diets without HCG can cause you to be excessively hungry, which is typically not true for those using HCG drops on Dr. Simeons’ special 500-calorie schedule. This is not just a VLCD (very-low-calorie-diet). See next question.

Will I be hungry on the HCG diet?

On HCG, the vast majority of our customers indicate they were either not hungry (unlike other diets where they were starving), or they felt in control and surprisingly little hunger and had plenty of energy. That aligns perfectly with Dr. Simeons’ theories about the fat-releasing properties of HCG; in essence, HCG is helping you get the majority of energy and calories from stored fat instead of only food in your stomach. Everyone is different — and some report mild hunger in the first week as their body adjusts — but it has become very clear that the Healthy HCG diet plan is something very special, something out of the ordinary. It is most definitely NOT just a “500-calorie diet”. In addition, the HCG diet starts with a “gorging” phase, which helps load the body with calories to use during transition into the low-calorie phase. People who faithfully follow the protocol as outlined by Dr. Simeons will hav fairly good results but there are many reasons that the protocol given to everyone by Dr Simeons may not work well for about 30% of our clients. We have had many people come to us after doing HCG with another local provider and following the Dr Simeons protocol. They lost more than double doing it our way because they fell into that 30% category. We wittle our program down and also do a deep detox on all our clients while they are on HCG so they will lose as much as they can.

Do I have to exercise while on the HCG diet?

No. Exercise is not a mandatory part of the program. Contrary to popular belief vigorous exercise may not increase the amount of weight you lose while on this plan, any increase in losses is not a significant increase and is not recommended, because on a 500 calorie diet you can easily become too exhausted. That leads to discouragement and frustration. However, we do recommend moderate activity for all of the other benefits you receive, including stress relief and cardiovascular health.  Heavy excersice can actually make you gain weight for many reasons that are  explained in great detail to our clients.

If you are already accustomed to exercising at a certain level and would like to continue, do so, but do not over do it. Pay attention to your body’s response. Scale down the intensity of the workouts if: (1) you don’t have the energy to get through it; (2) you start feeling ill or light headed; (3) you gain weight the next day; or (4) you don’t have the energy to get through the day after you work out.

Is Your Homeopathic  sublingual HCG made in the U.S.A.?

Yes. It is manufactured in an FDA registered lab in the United States. It is prepared according to the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States. The laboratory has been creating only the highest-quality homeopathic and natural products for over 20 years.

Who is a good candidate

A good candidate is someone who is willing to adhere perfectly to the program for a minimum of about a month and a half. The program usually is only a month but it is followed by a period of 3 weeks where a different but even more important protocol is followed to insure that your body recognises your new weight as its permanent set-point. If you cannot control your environment during this period you may fall off of the program and could rish re-gaining weight.  You also must be 100% honest with us and with yourself regarding foods you are eating and your daily activities. If you experience a slow in your losses being upfront will help us identify what you are doing that is causing the problem.

Are there any risks?

There are no known risks associated with this treatment and the treatments. We have had a small number of clients who may experience some rashes. These clients admittedly had rashes off and on during pregnancy; making it obvous that this is how their body reacts to HCG. Also, when a client loses weight rapidly an increase in hair loss may be present. This can also be common during pregancy or weight loss outside of this specific program. Most clients do not feel that these side effects merit stopping the program.

Any other changes in the body?

The liver is one of the body’s major detoxification pathways. A large study was conducted and no increase in toxin levels were found. Triglyceride levels and cholesterol levels were found to normalize (meaning improvement was made). Skin improvements were also noted both tighter and more moisture were amoung the most common findings.

How many treatments are needed?

Typically a person will lose 25 -35 pounds in a month. How many times you choose to do the protocol is up to you and varies based on individual goals.

Does HCG get rid of cellulite?

It reduces fat, abmormal deposits of fat put undue pressure on fibrous tissue causing dimpling effect. Many clients who had cellulite before lose the cellulite as soon as the fat is gone.

Will the fat go somewhere else?

Fat that his removed and is metabolized by the body. There isn’t any evidence that the fat is deposited elsewhere in the body. However in the original protocol Dr Simmeons reported a woman who was immaciated above the waist and obese below became normalized in both areas suggesting the if fat is needed in one place your body can normalize imbalances while on HCG.

Can the fat return?

Yes, it can. It should be difficult to gain weight again once your body has established a new set-point. We have one client who’s weight fluctuated only 2 ounces from her final weigh in. However, when she went on vacation and gained 4 pounds in two weeks of eating out constantly her weight returned to normal within a month of returning to her normal eating habits.

How much does it cost?

The entire program costs $350 for injections and $450 for sublingual drops; this price difference reflects the costs of the different products. The sublingual drops we use are homeopathic pharmeceutical grade HCG and are expensive to manufacture. Both methods give equal losses but the drops allow a client to remain on the protocol for an extended period of time without developing immunity. With the drops we supply HCG to you. With injections you will have to obtain them on your own.  The program you choose to follow will be up to you.

Why do some people lose more inches than others?

There are variations from person to person. Factors determining inches lost are: function of the lymph and digestive system as well as possible metabolic abnormalities.  Thyroid function, hormonal issues and age can determine a small portion of inches lost as well. Your practitioner will work with your individual case to help achieve optimum performance within the parameters of your given physiological makeup. You will fill out a medical history and have a consultation before treatment.

Is this treatment covered by Insurance?

This procedure is cosmetic and therefore not covered by insurance. Financing is available. Visit CareCredit.com

How soon will I see results?

Usually results can be seen as early as one week after the completion of your treatment. Some individuals do see results almost immediately and some individuals may not experience decrease of body circumference or weight loss at all.

Can I get better results if I diet and/or exercise?

Yes you can. Though in the randomized clinical trials, patients lost inches without increasing diet and exercise, we want to help you get the biggest bang for your buck. Reducing calorie intake forces the body to reduce fat cell size (remember the grape). Exercising forces the body to reduce fat cell size. We design a program that will optimize your ability to eliminate the fat from your body without going hungry or having to sign up for boot camp. Of course you don’t have to exercise or eat right, but then your grape will remain plump. We will work with you to create a program that is just right for you.

How do I know I’ve lost inches?

You will feel the inches lost in your clothing

How do I schedule a consultation?

Please email or call us for a consultation. Beckmaniacs@frontier.com The consultation costs $75 and is applied to the cost of your program if you choose to move forward with the program.