Our Medical Weight Loss Clinic Programs
HCG Weight Loss Program
FirstLine Therapy Program
HCG Medical Weight Loss Program
Lose up to 30 pounds in 30 days!
Many of our patients come to us frustrated that they can't lose weight despite diet and exercise. The underlying cause can often be attributed to hormone imbalance, vitamin and mineral deficiencies or a high toxic load. Our approach to weight loss involves addressing these causative factors as well as helping our patients create healthy eating and exercise habits in order to achieve their weight loss goals.
For some patients, especially those who have tried other weight loss methods without success, our HCG weight loss program can provide amazing results in a short amount of time. This program can help reset your metabolism so you can lose weight and keep it off.
Discovered and researched by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons, MD, in the 1950s as an effective, long term treatment for obesity, hCG has now helped thousands of people achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Simeon's hCG protocol was developed out of four decades of research on the subject of obesity. His observations of pregnant women who were able to give birth to healthy, full-term babies despite lack of food led him to the discovery of hCG as a tool for weight loss.
Find out if our HCG weight loss program is right for you.
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How many times have you said to yourself, I need to lose weight, lower my cholesterol, eat right? It's easier said than done, but even the most motivated patient may not know how to make these changes or where to get started. That's why we're offering our weight loss center patients a specialized, therapeutic lifestyle diet plan program called FirstLine Therapy (FLT).
FLT is not just a regular diet plan or program, it is a lifestyle for reversing and preventing chronic disease. The FirstLine Therapy is the best diet plan available where you'll learn simple things you can do every day to take control of your health-such as diet, exercise, stress management, and appropriate nutritional supplementation.
Lifestyle changes are now recommended by many national health organizations as the "first line of therapy" for treating chronic illness or reducing the risk of other serious health conditions, such as:
- Heart disease
- Type II Diabetes
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- High blood sugar
Many of these health problems can be treated and even reversed by adopting a healthy lifestyle. With the guidance of a physician at our weight loss clinic, this program will give you the knowledge and support to make healthy choices every step of the way toward achieving your health goals. This program was developed with the understanding that the majority of people often get frustrated and disappointed with the lack of resources and know-how in implementing necessary lifestyle changes for their health.
FirstLine Therapy diet plan is a step-by-step approach that includes:
- Comprehensive Clinical Tests (initial testing and follow-up testing)
- Bioelectrical Impedence Analysis (BIA)
- Individual Consultations
- Your personal FirstLine Therapy guidebook
- Weekly follow-up sessions
- Nutritional Supplements
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is hCG?
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced naturally in the body during pregnancy. This hormone helps a woman sustain her pregnancy and is also used in the clinical setting to help women with infertility and to help increase deficient testosterone levels in men.
Am I a Candidate for hCG Weight Loss?
hCG provides dramatic weight loss for those patients unable to lose excess weight with diet and exercise. The hCG Diet can be used safely by men and women who are looking to reach a healthy weight in a short amount of time. Our program is medically supervised and your risks will be individually assessed based on your medical history during your first office visit.
How much weight can I expect to lose on the hCG Diet?
Patients lose weight quickly and can expect to lose an average of 1 lb per day. Male patients lose a pound or more a day; women lose a half-pound to pound a day. Over the course of a regimen, men can lose 30-50 pounds; women often lose 25-35 pounds. The pounds are often shed from the places that are hardest to lose: hips and thighs.
How our HCG is different than the ones sold on websites?
Our hCG is available by prescription only through a compounding pharmacy. It is pharmaceutical grade and is derived from isolated and sterile human sources. The compounded pharmacies are operated under state law, United States Pharmacopeia (USP) requirements and USP Good Compounding Guidelines. Many other companies may obtain their hCG from unknown foreign sources with questionable purity and dosage that are prepared at unlicensed and uninspected facilities.
What does the program include?
Our program is a medically supervised weight loss program that is highly effective and the absolute FASTEST weight loss you will EVER experience! The program involves:
- Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) analysis before and after to monitor your fat loss. For more information on BIA click here.
- Routine Labs
- Diet program Booklet that include dietary guidelines for different phases of the program, recommended food list, and yummy recipes.
- You will meet weekly with the doctor to track your weight loss, answer questions to help you succeed with your weight loss goal.
- The program include pharmaceutical grade injectable or sublingual HCG, injection supplies, training , natural appetite suppressants, and other supplements to help with your weight loss.
- Vitamin injections are also available at the doctors discretion.
How long is the program?
The plan involves a 23-day or 40-day regimen of daily injections of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and a very low-calorie diet — 500 calories from a limited list of foods.
Is it safe to consume only 500 calories per day?
During treatment with hCG injections, stored fat is released and used to fulfill your caloric needs. Under the influence of hCG, your body will be supplied with a continual amount of calories from your fat stores. Only when this released fat is consumed can more fat be withdrawn from storage, which is why it is necessary to keep caloric intake very low. The intake of 500 calories per day is enough to sustain your caloric needs to lose weight fast from your fat reserves.
Will I feel hungry on only 500 calories per day?
Patients have a hard time believing that they won't feel hungry consuming so few calories. Treatment with hCG controls hunger because it releases stored fat which serves as fuel for the body. The fat reserves supply the body with thousands of calories per day thus making it possible to feel completely satisfied with a very low caloric intake.
How does the hCG Diet compare to other weight loss programs?
Other programs that promote rapid weight loss without hCG treatment typically achieve a reduction in weight at the expense of muscle mass which ends up costing the patient in the long run. Muscle mass is a metabolically active tissue which means it utilizes energy and burns calories even while a person is at rest. An increase in lean muscle mass can increase a person's metabolism which is why it is important to increase the percentage of lean muscle to fat mass. Most deprivation type diets end up decreasing a person's metabolism because pounds lost are due to loss of muscle and water instead of fat. These patients end up regaining the weight back. Treatment with HCG injections specifically targets fat cells and has no effect on muscle mass so patients are able to lose weight quickly and achieve long term results.
How does hCG work to bring about such rapid weight loss?
hCG effectively resets your fat-burning metabolism through its action on the area of the brain that manages fat storage and utilization. It is able to access fat stores in difficult to lose areas such as the belly, hips, thighs, and upper arms.
Is hCG safe?
It is mistakenly believed that since hCG is a hormone it acts on the reproductive system. Human chorionic gonadotrophin does not directly affect the sex glands. It acts on the hypothalamus to bring about an increase in the functional capacity of all the endocrine glands regulated by the hypothalamus. It can improve a hormonal deficiency but will not cause any sex changes or interfere with a normal functioning reproductive system. Both men and women can safely use hCG for weight loss with little to no side effects. In fact, many people report feeling more energy with hCG Diet therapy. However, there are no studies associated with the long-term adverse effect of HCG as a weight loss therapy at this time.
What is FDA's position on HCG for weight loss?
HCG is not FDA approved for weight loss or for the treatment of obesity. Labeling and Advertising of HCG is required by the FDA to state the following: There is no substantial evidence that HCG increases weight loss beyond that resulting from caloric restriction, that it causes a more attractive or "normal" distribution of fat, or that it decreases the hunger and discomfort associated with calorie-restrictive diets. At this point, there are no studies that show the long-term adverse effect of HCG as a weight-loss therapy.
Call our weight loss center at 760-944-9300 to start FLT today and
we'll show you the way to a better, healthier lifestyle