Chelation Therapy Not Junk Science?
Bill Quick

Chelation Therapy: Clinically Relevant or Just Quackery? – MPR

Chelation therapy, a type of intravenous (IV) treatment promoted by some members of the complementary and alternative medicine community, has long been mired in controversy.

Often dismissed as quackery, chelation therapy was the subject of a recently completed NIH study (Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy [TACT]) that showed the practice to be of moderate benefit to heart-attack survivors. Yet the controversy continues unabated, with some calling the study misguided or flawed and few in the conventional medical community willing to embrace chelation therapy as a legitimate option for heart patients.??

I always assumed this stuff was BS designed to separate the gullibly from their money, but apparently it may actually offer some benefits.

 

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