Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin
What Is HCG
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is a polypeptide hormone that has the same biological effects as luteinizing hormone Gonadotropin, which is formed in the pituitary gland. So far sounds really weird and you still have no idea what it has to do with bodybuilding, right? To put it simply, HCG is «The morning after pill for hardcore bodybuilders, a life-saver for their testicles.
In bodybuilding HCG is used to achieve fertility and preserve the size and effectiveness of testicles on a course of anabolic steroids, to avoid atrophy and to increase the secretion of natural testosterone.
When Do You Need HCG
Here’s how it works. You want to get really big and decide to go for a hardcore steroid cycle. You blast Testosterone Enanthate in enormous doses about 1000mg for 12 weeks, with Dianabol kickstart, and polish your looks with Anavar. All these anabolic steroids suppress your natural testosterone. Your testicles feel useless by the end of the cycle. You are shut down, regular Nolvadex PCT just wouldn’t be enough and you know it. Heres where you remember that you can buy HCG kits and inject it to get your testicles back to normal or to prevent the shutdown and to get more testosterone when you need it.
Where HCG comes from
HCG is not a synthesized chemical compound. It is produced naturally by the placenta during pregnancy, and then is excreted unchanged in the urine, from where it is extracted and purified. Pregnancy tests are based on checking HCG levels. It’s a marker to identify the pregnancy stage.
- Stimulates the synthesis of testosterone in the testicles
- Stimulates spermatogenesis
- Enhances the development of genital organs and secondary sexual characteristics
- Suppresses appetite
- Enhances fat breakdown
HCG For Weight Loss
HCG diet is a thing as well. Along with life-saving capabilities after the cycle, HCG also accelerates the breakdown of fat and allows you to not feel hunger and reduce the need for food. The HCG diet lasts about 3 weeks, depending on how much weight you intend to lose. It is perfect for those who want to prepare for the summer as soon as possible or those who do not suffer from severe overweight. The diet may suit you if you can’t lose the hated 6-12 lbs no matter how hard you try. In the first few days, you can lose up to 2,5 lbs per day. By the way, nutritionists do not recommend any diet in which weight loss per day is more than that, therefore its quite healthy.
The safest dose for bodybuilders is considered to be 1000-1500 IU weekly, divided by 1-2 injections. The scheme involves taking the drug from the 3rd week of the cycle. There is a second option, in which HCG is injected once every six months, for three weeks, but in dosages of 1500 IU once every 4 days. This option is more suitable for athletes on long cycles.
Where To Buy HCG in Canada
HCG is authorized in Canada only for the treatment of women with infertility. It’s listed in Schedule F of the Food and Drug Regulations and considered to be a prescription drug. Note that by a prescription you only can buy HCG in injectable form. It’s not that difficult to buy HCG injections as a woman, but if you want to buy real HCG drops and you’re a man, it gets significantly harder. Not like you could go to a doctor and explain to him that you injected so many illegal steroids that now you want him to break the law and prescribe you, a muscular dude, injections for female fertility issues. You’re going to have a bad time trying to buy HCG in Canada just like that, which leads us to the next topic.
Where To Buy HCG Online
Plenty of shops sell the compound and deliver HCG directly to your door, so it’s not a problem in any way. The tricky part here is the opposite of the one you come across trying to buy HCG in Canada in real pharmacy with a prescription. Due to a boom of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin diet some years ago, many stores now will sell you fake compound if you try to buy HCG injections for weight loss online. The problem gets even bigger when you try to buy HCG drops or HCG-based creme since the target audience of such products rarely checks if the compound is fake or not.
We would highly recommend to pay extra attention to the manufacturer and rely on pharmacological giants, such as Apoxar or Bayer. Also, it's important to pay some extra attention to the price, you can buy real HCG online in Canada for $60-100 for 5000IU. Cheaper options increase the risks of purchasing a fake compound.
HCG Side Effects
HCG is a risky compound, but not as risky, as getting your natural testosterone production shut down. The bad thing about it is that due to the specific mechanism of its activity in your body, HCG can lead to classic androgenic side effects. The good news is, they appear only on a high dosage, with frequent injections and on a prolonged cycle. Here is a scary list of possible sides to stimulate you to take HCG in moderation:
- Increased sensitivity of the nipples
- Deposition of fat in the hips
- Frequent erections.
- Water retention
- Coarser facial hair
- lower voice
- Faster balding
- Arterial hypertension
You should also be aware that prolonged administration of chorionic gonadotropin can lead to the formation of antibodies in your blood and the development of allergic reactions.