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Chelation therapy (pronounced key-lay-shun) uses either oral or intravenously administered metal binding and/or bio-inorganic chelating agents to restore cell homeostasis.
Chelation therapy has been used for over fifty years in North America to treat such conditions as:
Common chelating agents used include:
- Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)
- Dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA)
- 2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanesulfonic acid (DMPS)
- Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP)
- Walker, Morton (1990) The Chelation Way, Avery Publishing.