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Chelation therapy is a practice whereby certain substances are administered to a patient to "clear them of toxins." The idea behind chelation therapy is that the "chelator" binds "bad stuff" in the body, and then it is harmlessly excreted. There are a very limited number of situations where chelation is used legitimately, primarily for heavy metal poisoning; for example, in iron overload states where deferoxamine is used as the chelating agent. Promotion of chelation for other indications is considered quackery and is potentially dangerous.

This article looks at the evidence in respect of chelation therapy and the claims made by its proponents.

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