What is hcg?

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the human placenta during pregnancy. All hcg available on the market today is synthetically made, but biochemically equal to natutal hcg. There are many brands available: novarel, ovidrel, pregnyl, profasi, choron, chorigon and others, all containing the same thing. Hcg is mostly used in fertility treatment, but due to eficacy also in treatment of obesity.