Muscle weakness is talked about by Dr. Simeons in Pounds & Inches on page 26. (See below)
The muscles, before HHCG, were marbled with fat and they were tight. The HHCG causes the fat in the muscles to be used as fuel for your body. The muscles were stretched out around the fat and after the fat goes, they are too long to work correctly. When they are stretched out - they are weaker than when they are taunt. It takes a little bit of time for them to shrink back down to the size they are supposed to be.
After a while - they do tighten up and you will not feel as weak any more. It is actually a good sign - it means that your muscles have no more fat in them.
Pounds & Inches on page 26.
Towards the end of a full course, when a good deal of fat has been rapidly lost, some patients complain that lifting a weight or climbing stairs requires a greater muscular effort than before. They feel neither breathlessness nor exhaustion but simply that their muscles have to work harder. This phenomenon, which disappears soon after the end of the treatment, is caused by the removal of abnormal fat deposited between, in, and around the muscles. The removal of this fat makes the muscles too long, and so in order to achieve a certain skeletal movement - say the bending of an arm - the muscles have to perform greater contraction than before. Within a short while the muscle adjusts itself perfectly to the new situation, but under hCG the loss of fat is so rapid that this
adjustment cannot keep up with it. Patients often have to be reassured that this does not mean that they are “getting weak”. This phenomenon does not occur in patients who regularly take vigorous exercise and continue to do so during treatment."
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