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I heard about edta chelation therapy, but the american medical association doesn't support it. Why?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Mineral depletion

Chelation therapy wipes out both good and bad stuff in body - if you are doing chelation it is recommended u do 3 day oral chelation captomer, lipoic acid, glutathione - captomer cleans, lipoic acid removes oxidative stress, glutathione provides energy for liver - this should be followed by 27 day high mineral +vitamin + energy for cells so both go hand in hand.

In brief: Mineral depletion

Chelation therapy wipes out both good and bad stuff in body - if you are doing chelation it is recommended u do 3 day oral chelation captomer, lipoic acid, glutathione - captomer cleans, lipoic acid removes oxidative stress, glutathione provides energy for liver - this should be followed by 27 day high mineral +vitamin + energy for cells so both go hand in hand.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Deadly side Effects

The ama does not endorse chelation therapy for behavioral issues because of potentially horrible side effects including death.
There is no sound evidence whatsoever that it even helps behavioral issues. For proven heavy metal poisoning there may be an indication. Otherwise it appears to be quackery.

In brief: Deadly side Effects

The ama does not endorse chelation therapy for behavioral issues because of potentially horrible side effects including death.
There is no sound evidence whatsoever that it even helps behavioral issues. For proven heavy metal poisoning there may be an indication. Otherwise it appears to be quackery.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Anti-Aging Medicine

In brief: An Interesting Study

The answer is >400 character spaces, so i'll provide you with a few links and let you decide: 1) http://www.
Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/news/press-releases/supplement/questions-and-answers-the-nih-trial-of-edta-chelation-therapy-for-coronary-heart-disease.Html 2) http://www.Forbes.Com/sites/larryhusten/2012/11/04/nih-trial-gives-surprising-boost-to-chelation-therapy/.

In brief: An Interesting Study

The answer is >400 character spaces, so i'll provide you with a few links and let you decide: 1) http://www.
Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/news/press-releases/supplement/questions-and-answers-the-nih-trial-of-edta-chelation-therapy-for-coronary-heart-disease.Html 2) http://www.Forbes.Com/sites/larryhusten/2012/11/04/nih-trial-gives-surprising-boost-to-chelation-therapy/.
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: It doesn't work!

This new age therapy came along in the late 70's driven by waves of testimonials, but no scientific evidence of benefits.
One highly implausible claim was that it removed atherosclerotic plaques. (i am addressing chelation giving edta by infusion, only.) with no real support of benefit in double blind studies, there is no reason for insurers and the government to pay for it.

In brief: It doesn't work!

This new age therapy came along in the late 70's driven by waves of testimonials, but no scientific evidence of benefits.
One highly implausible claim was that it removed atherosclerotic plaques. (i am addressing chelation giving edta by infusion, only.) with no real support of benefit in double blind studies, there is no reason for insurers and the government to pay for it.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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