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Is it safe to have chelation therapy on a regular basis?
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Dr. Ward Dean
Anti-Aging Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Most of us who provide IV chelation therapy recommend 1-2 treatments per week, for a series of 10-30 treatments, or until the desired benefit is obtained (usually 20-30 treatments), followed by monthly "maintenance" treatments thereafter. Adverse effects are rare, if kidney function is normal--and kidney function generally improves with proper dosage of edta.

In brief: Yes
Most of us who provide IV chelation therapy recommend 1-2 treatments per week, for a series of 10-30 treatments, or until the desired benefit is obtained (usually 20-30 treatments), followed by monthly "maintenance" treatments thereafter. Adverse effects are rare, if kidney function is normal--and kidney function generally improves with proper dosage of edta.
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine
In brief: Chelation
It is very important to only do chelation with a physician who is knowledgeable and experienced.
It is only safe with close careful supervision and management.

In brief: Chelation
It is very important to only do chelation with a physician who is knowledgeable and experienced.
It is only safe with close careful supervision and management.
Dr. Liesa Harte
Dr. Liesa Harte
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Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
Internal Medicine
In brief: Depends on technique
Chelation is a broad category that ranges from intravenous infusions to simple dietary changes.
What you are trying to chelate dictates the approach and how aggressive you will want to be. There are many time-tested protocols but few rigorous studies to prove their effectiveness. As with all complementary techniques, choose your practitioner carefully. Educational pedigree does not equal skill.

In brief: Depends on technique
Chelation is a broad category that ranges from intravenous infusions to simple dietary changes.
What you are trying to chelate dictates the approach and how aggressive you will want to be. There are many time-tested protocols but few rigorous studies to prove their effectiveness. As with all complementary techniques, choose your practitioner carefully. Educational pedigree does not equal skill.
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
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