Chelation Therapy: Hope or Hype?

A controversial study does nothing to sway cardiologists opinions on this treatment involving the removal of heavy metals from the body.

Chelation therapy may be best known as a treatment for lead and mercury poisoning, but it has also been used to treat heart disease and even stroke. However, many health experts agree that chelation-the removal of heavy metals from the body with intravenous drugs-should not be a part of heart-health treatment.
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