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Chelation therapy offers small, if any, benefit for heart disease

Human-heart
March 26, 2013

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michael Pall
April 30, 2013

I eat absolutely NO SUGAR or anything with high fructose corn sweetner (deadly). I eat nothing white such as white potatoes, white rice, white bread.
I exercise 3 or 4 times per week and try to count carbs.
The only oil I use is olive or coconut oil. and I drink Dr. Oz’s green smoothie everyday.www.accountssoftwareforsmallbusiness.com/
I know this sounds like a lot to keep track of but..believe it or not it becomes second nature. What does your health mean to you? After it is gone you can’t get it back.
If I just have to have something sweet……my treat is a cup of decaf coffee w/2tsp. stevia sweetner and cream. Or the Dr. Oz smoothie which you can find on his web site. It has a whole day’s fruits and veggies in it.

james campagna
April 18, 2013

I was in the study….40 treatments. I am not diabetic. I am free of chest pain and live a relatively normal life.
I agree that the protocols could have been written to give more absolute conclusions and why they were not addressed at the onset is beyond comprehension for a 31 million project.
It is my personal conclusion that further investigation is needed.

Eric Rathdowne
April 4, 2013

Neither the American Heart Association nor the American College of Cardiology recommends chelation therapy as a treatment for heart disease, and the Food and Drug Administration hasn’t approved chelation therapy for use as a heart disease treatment.

Sarah Sowders
March 31, 2013

I have a genetic heart defect. My doctor told me in 1991 that I was in great danger of having a heart attack and that I should see a cardiologist immediately. After hearing the side effects of a heart cath. I read everything that I could find on chelation. I decided on the chelation treatments which was very expensive. I took the treatments for 6 months and felt great…..until I ran out of money. Approximately 3 weeks after I stopped the chelation (March 2002) I had to have not only a heart cath to see how bad things were I ended up with a quad. bypass. Doc. said if I had been a smoker I would have not made it through surgery. Six months later one of the bypasses collapsed and I had an angioplasty. 6 years later I had to have a stint. My diet was nothing to brag about.
I say all this to let someone else know my experience….I do not believe chelation helped at all. Nothing got better it just delayed the inevitable and used a lot of my money.
Think again…..try to get in touch with others who are or have had chelation. Personally, I think it’s a waste of moned and time. Life style and eating habits matter most.
Last year I became pre-diabetic and it frightened me to the point of changing my entire life style.
I eat absolutely NO SUGAR or anything with high fructose corn sweetner (deadly). I eat nothing white such as white potatoes, white rice, white bread.
I exercise 3 or 4 times per week and try to count carbs.
The only oil I use is olive or coconut oil. and I drink Dr. Oz’s green smoothie everyday.
I know this sounds like a lot to keep track of but..believe it or not it becomes second nature. What does your health mean to you? After it is gone you can’t get it back.
If I just have to have something sweet……my treat is a cup of decaf coffee w/2tsp. stevia sweetner and cream. Or the Dr. Oz smoothie which you can find on his web site. It has a whole day’s fruits and veggies in it.

Morani
March 29, 2013

Great content article, Keep going! Best regards

Shirley Beattie
March 28, 2013

I know of people who have benefitted greatly with Chelation

tindy
March 28, 2013

Reading through your pleasant content, will assist me to do so sometimes.

Liam Rubel
March 28, 2013

Instead of depending always on the medications we can go for the precaution where we just make some lifestyle changes which can result in better health.

Don Lowrance
March 26, 2013

So, it is marginally effective in reducing the need for bypass therapy. Wow. That is a hard one. $5000 to reduce my chances of going under the knife and owing doctors and hospitals $100,000. Geee, I can’t decide. As a dentist, who has had mercury poisoning, I can attest to the myriad of serendipitous benefits of chelation.

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