Our expert says:
HCG, or Human chorionic gonadotropin , which is derived from the urine of pregnant women, is an injectable drug available commercially. Among athletes, HCG is used to stimulate natural testosterone production during or after a steroid cycle which has caused natural levels to be reduced. Stopping a steroid cycle abruptly, especially when endogenous androgens are absent, can cause a rapid loss in the athlete's newly acquired muscle. When HCG is used to stimulate natural production, a notably pronounced crash may be avoided.
It is also sometimes prescribed for men with low testosterone levels
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