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Finally science has proven chelation works for heart health, even though it is a therapy that has been widely used for years.

Proof at Last
While tens of thousands of people undergo chelation for heart disease, there has been no definitive evidence that it actually works for this. Until now that is.The first large-scale study to determine its safety and efficacy as a heart disease treatment has been completed. 

The US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Director, Dr Gary Gibbons says “Between 2002 and 2007 use of chelation therapy grew by nearly 68% - despite there being no evidence as to its safety or efficacy. Given that so many people are trying chelation therapy it was imperative that a large-scale and very rigorous study be undertaken. Preliminary results found that a chelation regime is safe in the context of a clinical trial and suggested that there may be benefits in some patients with coronary heart disease.”

Dr Terry Grossman, whose clinic participated in the trial, has this to say “Objections to chelation therapy have centred largely on the lack of well-designed studies demonstrating its effectiveness. This is no longer the case as the trial was a well-designed, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that involved over 1700 patients and more than 40,000 intravenous infusions. This study provided convincing evidence of the effectiveness of chelation therapy in reducing the progression of arteriosclerotic disease, and was particularly evident in patients diagnosed with diabetes.”

He also said “chelation which has been an approved treatment for over 40 years binds to heavy metals such as iron, lead, cadmium, mercury and zinc, and helps your body to get rid of them.

Chelating agents also reduce the amount of calcium in the bloodstream, helping to reduce hardening of the arteries. Chelation is certainly an attractive alternative to angioplasty or bypass surgery, which come with their own risk and health-depleting side effects.”

Intravenous chelation is quite expensive, and while you are being treated this way you have to supplement with high-dose minerals and vitamins to reduce the risk of deficiency.

Fortunately there are oral alternatives that are equally effective but take longer for full results and do not deplete the body of large quantities of essential vitamins and minerals whilst they are being taken.

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