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Do Magical Diets Exist? Medical Minutes #25

  Do Magical Diets Exist? Hi, I am Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. Today, I'm going to spend a few minutes talking about a concept that I call magical diets. First, I'd like to say that magical diets do not exist. Remember, magical diets do not exist. What is a Magical Diet? So what is a magical diet? A magical diet is a belief that something, and usually a very small change like not eating until eight o'clock and ending by eight o'clock or just cutting out one or two nutrients, maybe carbohydrates, all of a sudden…

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What Do Doctors Think of the HCG Diet?

HCG has Several Direct and Indirect Dangers HCG is used medically to stimulate the production of estrogen in women and testosterone in men, its “on label” indication.   Estrogen in some patients will increase the risk of blood clots in the deep veins called a DVT and which may then travel to the lungs called a pulmonary embolus (PE). In women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer (which is about 80% of women with breast cancer)  and unfortunately, about one of every eight women will get breast cancer in her life. Taking estrogen is like pouring gasoline on the fire, it helps cancer to…
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