Coronary heart diseases are said to be one of the leading causes of death for both men and women all over the world. As we humans are getting exposed to a large number of toxins and pathogens on a daily basis, it gets tough for the body to adapt. We end up accumulating microbes, viruses, heavy metals, industrial chemicals, pesticides etc and getting a normal detox will not be enough. These lifestyle changes are some of the causes of most diseases and people end up going the conventional treatment way.

Lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, taking proper medicines, undergoing proper medical and surgical procedures and cardiac rehabilitation are some of the main things that generally people do. There are many who turn to chelation therapy in Chennai which is a complementary health approach for coronary heart disease.

What is this chelation therapy?

Chelation therapy using EDTA is now a widely used alternative therapy for treating ischemic heart disease. In the therapy, a dose of medication which is called the EDTA or ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid is delivered into the bloodstream intravenously. The medication seeks out and binds the necessary minerals into your bloodstream. Once the medication binds the minerals it creates a compound that is flushed out of the body in the form of urine.

The theory behind using chelation therapy for heart diseases is that the medication which is used in the treatment will be binding the calcium to the fatty deposits or plaques in your arteries. Once the medicine helps in the binding of the calcium, the plaque gets swept away as the medicines progress into the bloodstream. Chelation has been used extensively for other processes to get rid of the body of excess or toxic metals.

How it is administered

When you go for the chelation therapy for heart blockage, they will administer a solution of disodium EDTA which is a man-made amino acid in a series of infusions through the vein. A course of treatment will need 30 or more infusions with several hours each which can be taken every week until the maintenance phase. The medication will be seek out and help in binding the minerals in to your bloodstream. Once it is done, it creates a compound that will be leaving your body in your urine. Patients can also take high dose pills of the antioxidant vitamin and minerals too.
In simple terms, the therapy is aimed to help the heart by working to bind the calcium that is contained in the plaques in the arteries. Once the infusion is done the plaque gets removed restoring elasticity to the arteries, in turn, increases the blood flow to the brain helping to improve cognitive processes.

How is the future for EDTA/Chelation Therapy?

As more and more patients are getting diagnosed with heart-related issues ECTA chelation therapy can be seen as an alternative to traditional practices. This therapy will gain more importance when its beneficial effects are realized and that many modern medical science procedures are not exactly efficient in removing toxic metals from the body.