Use of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in Pregnancy

05 Jul
2015
By Amelia Smith

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in Pregnancy

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is a reproductive hormone that is produced by the placenta at the time of pregnancy. HCG helps in the development of an egg in the ovary and supports the release of the same at the time of ovulation.

The hormone HCG is used to help in ovulation and treat infertility issues in women as well as to increase sperm count in men.

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