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If someone has atrial fibrillation, is he hCG diet ok to take

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If someone has atrial fibrillation, is he hCG diet ok
to take?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 years ago.
not really
First of all hcg has been looked at and it does nothing for weight loss.
The diet is extremely low calorie, thus not a healthy way to lose weight.
And could strain the heart.
Depending on the does, HCG is not without side effects and those on the a fib would be unpredictable.

good luck
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