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What is a chelater and how often do you use it?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Remove heavy metals

Chelation uses chemicals to bind heavy metals in the blood and remove them. It definitely has a role to treat a rare blood disease (thalassemia), a rare copper metabolic problem (wilson's disease) and accidental exposure to toxic metals.
There is experimental work with diabetes that is largelly unproven. Beware of nonphysicians that are pushing chelation for many different ailments.

In brief: Remove heavy metals

Chelation uses chemicals to bind heavy metals in the blood and remove them. It definitely has a role to treat a rare blood disease (thalassemia), a rare copper metabolic problem (wilson's disease) and accidental exposure to toxic metals.
There is experimental work with diabetes that is largelly unproven. Beware of nonphysicians that are pushing chelation for many different ailments.
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
Surgery

In brief: Removes toxin

It is an IV treatment to remove toxins but has limited clinical indication.

In brief: Removes toxin

It is an IV treatment to remove toxins but has limited clinical indication.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
Dr. Kevin Hiler
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