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Fact Sheets for Families and Communities

Chelation Therapy
Guidance for Parents and Families

This fact sheet, aimed at parents and families, provides information about chelation therapy - medications that help remove high levels of certain metals from the body. The fact sheet discusses when the use of chelation therapy has been proven effective and non-approved remedies to health problems related to toxicants. The fact sheet also addresses chelation therapy concerns and provides recommendations for addressing those concerns.
Published: July 2012