EDTA Chelation Therapy


Jonathan Collin, MD specializes in preventative medicine, with emphasis on nutrition and wellness. He has two offices in Western Washington. One is in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula. The other is in Kirkland, on the Seattle side of the Puget Sound.

Certain patients with circulation disorders or toxic metal poisoning are considered for a special treatment known as EDTA Chelation Therapy. The following links offer some basic information on — and personal experiences with — EDTA Chelation Therapy.

Impact of TACT on Conventional Cardiovascular Therapy
by L. Terry Chappell, MD

Chelation Therapy for CAD
by Gervasio A. Lamas, MD, FACC; Ian Ergui, BS; Omar M Issa, DO 
Ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid (disodium EDTA or edetate disodium), patented in 1938 by Munz, is a chelating agent capable of binding cationic metallic and nonmetallic ions and mobilizing them from physiological tissue in a process termed chelation. Read more...

Tragedy of the Flint Michigan Contamination
Lead In The Water – Is It Time To Freak-Out?
by John Parks Trowbridge M. D., FACAM

A Timeline for EDTA Chelation Therapy as a Treatment for Vascular Disease
by Terry Chappell, John Trowbridge, and Michael Schachter

NIH Trial Gives Surprising Boost To Chelation Therapy (Offsite link) 2012
With a result that is likely to surprise and baffle much of the mainstream medical community, a large NIH-sponsored trial has turned up the first substantial evidence in support of chelation therapy for patients with coronary disease.

From the Townsend Letter:

Chelation Corner
Chelating Iron in Conditions of Iron Overload (Hemochromatosis)
by E. Blaurock-Busch, PhD
Online publication only
(May 2009)

Chelation Corner
Toxic Metals and Autism
by E. Blaurock-Busch, PhD
Online publication only
(April 2008)

Chelation, Heavy Metals, Heart Disease, and Health: An Oral Detoxification Program: Part Two 
by Garry Gordon, MD (H)
Full text online publication only
(July 2007)

Shorts briefed by Jule Klotter
The Chelation Controversy, a Basic Health Guide 
AND Chelation for Autism 
(April 2006)

Thirty Years of Progress in Cardiovascular Health
by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD, MD(H)
A comprehensive catalogue of non-toxic therapies for the prevention and reversal of heart disease compiled by a long-experienced practitioner.
(February/March 2006)

by Martin Dayton, DO, MD, MD(h)
A primer on chelation therapy and a look at the revolutionary Trial to Access Chelation Therapy (TACT), a National Institutes of Health-sponsored study.
(February/March 2006)

EDTA Intravenous Chelation Demonstrated Effective in Coronary Artery Disease by Electron Beam Tomography
by Jonathan Collin, MD
(August/September 2002)

Chelation Study Criticized
by Stuart H. Freedenfeld, MD
(November 2002)

Interview with Arline Brecher on Chelation Therapy
from Laura Lee's "Conversation for Exploration"
The coauthor, with her husband, of Forty-Something Forever explains the history and scientific basis of chelation therapy for treating cardiovascular disease.
(November 2002)

Editorial: Wisconsin State Medical Board Imposes Harsh Sanctions Against Chelation Physician
by Jonathan Collin, MD
(January 2003)

From earlier publications and other sources:

A Clinical Study: EDTA Chelation Therapy in the Treatment of Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerotic Conditionsby Jonathan Collin, MD

Chelation Therapy—An Alternative to Bypass Surgery
Dean Baxter's Speech to the American Academy of Medical Preventics

Editor's Note RE: Chelation Therapy An Alternative to Bypass Surgery
(A Patient's Report by Dean Baxter)
Jonathan Collin, MD

My Experience with EDTA Chelation Therapy
Ted Dickson

Chelation Therapy 
from the New Age Journal article by Judith Glassman

Chelation Therapy and Preventive Medicine
by Ray Evers, MD

What's the Fuss Over Chelation?
by Jonathan Collin, MD

EDTA Chelation: Why Is It Being Denied Access To Victims of Heart Disease?

Chelation Therapy is Not a Placebo

Chelation Therapy: How to Prevent Or Reverse Hardening of the Arteries 

For more information on EDTA Chelation Therapy, please e-mail Dr. Collin or call 360.385.6021

(EDTA is Ethylene Diamine Tetra Acetic Acid)

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