Category: Health Hazards from Chelation Therapy | Chelation Therapy and Oral Chelation

Deaths Associated with Hypocalcemia from Chelation Therapy, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Oregon, 2003–2005

Chelating agents bind lead in soft tissues and are used in the treatment of lead poisoning to enhance urinary and biliary excretion of lead, thus decreasing total lead levels in the body (1). During the past 30 years, environmental and dietary exposures to lead have decreased substantially, resulting in a considerable decrease in population blood […]

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