Who can do Chelation therapy? Can it be done at home?
Chelation therapy should be administered only by a specialized doctor who has expertise and experience in this treatment. Blood tests are required before chelation to identify the toxic levels of heavy metals. Due to possibility of side effects, regular monitoring of liver functions, kidney functions, etc. is required. Parents should be cautious and weigh the risks & benefits of this treatment for their children.
Moreover, different countries have different laws regarding the conditions under which chelation therapy can and should be performed; these should be considered before starting the therapy. It is also extremely important to get the opinion of a well-established pediatrician before starting chelation therapy. parents should make sure to keep a keen eye on the child's development and reaction to the therapy.