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This is a re-written version of some emails that I have sent on the subject, so please read it with that in mind. They were addressed to several people in the MRI-Gadolinium Toxicity Support Group.
A word before you read this. I usually do not post this kind of thinking on the support group because many people hold out chelation as their only hope. I do not want to squelch their hope and I do not just want to be negative on it. As you will see below, I have tried it and decided that it is not for me. So I just tell my story. Everyone has to make their own decisions.
Let me provide some background. My last contrast MRI (of 8 in total) was in October 2009 when I had three contrast MRIs within a two-week period. (more…)