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chelation therapy portland oregon

Chelation Therapy Treatment

Portland OR

Experience the Benefits of Heavy Metal Detoxification for a Healthier You

What Is Chelation Therapy?

Botanical and Nutritional Chelation Therapy is a spin off of traditional detoxification practices of indigenous cultures along with ritual and cultural practices that seasonally or ceremoniously purify someone for initiation into higher consciousness. ‘Spring Cleaning’ and taking various herbs or performing hygienic behaviors seasonally has long been part of a collective wisdom that modern societies have lost.

To the members of a technologically advanced society, we now turn to herbs or nutraceutical (most recently senolytics), to encourage Autophagy. 

Humic, and Fulvic Acid, Zeolite, Bentonite, Chlorella, Cilantro, MSM and glutathione are all promoted as removing heavy metals as well as xenobiotics and environmental toxins.


In Dr. Collins experience, the use of the above remedies are not harmful and probably helpful but since our world is increasingly environmentally toxic from industrially created chemicals and even electromagnetic and radioactive waste, we need to know about more powerful and specific therapies that have measurable results.

Removal of Heavy

Chelation therapy effectively removes heavy metals such as lead, mercury, arsenic, and aluminum from the body, which can accumulate over time and cause various health issues.

Treatment of Heavy Metal Poisoning

It is FDA-approved for treating heavy metal poisoning, particularly lead and mercury poisoning, which can occur through environmental exposure or occupational hazards.


Chelation therapy may help improve cardiovascular health by reducing the buildup of heavy metals in the lining of the arteries, lowering inflammation and releasing plaque formation. Blood flow is improved as collateral circulation is stimulated.

Reduction of Oxidative Stress

Chelation therapy (as performed with minerals and vitamin formulas),may help reduce oxidative stress and inflammation in the body by removing heavy metals that contribute to chronic diseases and aging.

Chelation Therapy Benefits


Chelation Therapy Consultation

We discuss your medical history, symptoms, current prescriptions,and reasons for considering chelation therapy. Dr. Collins answers the patient’s questions and goes over likely and unlikely outcomes, and what conventional Dr. 's would offer. Dr. Collins obtains informed consent before beginning a protocol of Chelation Therapy.

Heavy Metal Chelation Therapy Test

Blood tests or other diagnostics (such as EDTA provoked Heavy Metal Urine analysis),will be required to evaluate your current toxic metal burden and overall health.

Chelating Agent Administration
Chelating Agent Administration

The chelating agent can be administered in various ways; Intravenous (IV) drip, oral medication, or suppository. Dr. Collins maintains that IV therapy is the gold standard and suppositories are 30% as effective and oral supplementation is minimally (10%) effective.

Chelation Therapy Duration

The duration depends on the type of chelation agent used, the condition being treated, and your needs. Some patients make a vacation out of a seasonal Chelation series, receiving  an IV treatment daily for one week four times a year. Most patients schedule weekly IV treatments with re-evaluating EDTA provoked urine heavy metal analysis every twenty treatments.

At Proactive Choice, we strive to provide the best experience for patients seeking their first consultation with a doctor. Our dedicated and knowledgeable team is committed to tailored care and individual attention, ensuring you get the most out of your initial consultation.

We do not participate with insurance.

However, we accept Health Savings Accounts and Flex Savings Accounts.

We also accept Visa, Amex, Master Card, and Discover. 

To book your first appointment please call: (858) 333-5196

Initial Consult

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Chelation therapy is commonly used to treat heavy metal poisoning, including lead and mercury poisoning. It is also FDA-approved for addressing iron overload (hemochromatosis) and specific types of anemia.

  • Chelation therapy involves using a synthetic solution called EDTA, which is ingested orally or introduced into the bloodstream via suppository or Intravenous catheter.

    This solution binds to positively charged heavy metals like lead, mercury, copper, and more, allowing the kidneys to filter out the chelating agent and the bound metals, which are then excreted through urine.

  • Yes, chelation therapy is considered safe when administered by qualified healthcare professionals. Dr.Collins uses ACAM protocols and keeps current with the thought leaders in the field. It is FDA-approved for the treatment of heavy metal poisoning, including lead and mercury poisoning, as well as other specific medical conditions.

  • In addition to effectively removing heavy metals, chelation therapy may offer benefits such as improved cardiovascular health by stimulating collateral circulation, reducing arterial irritation by heavy metals, enhancing blood flow, and a potential reduction in the risk of heart disease.When used with additional Vitamins, Minerals and co-factors in standard IV formulas, it may help reduce oxidative stress and inflammation in the body as well.

  • The duration of a chelation therapy session varies based on the type of chelation agent, the condition being treated, and individual needs. An IV treatment lasts from 10 minutes if using CA or Magnesium EDTA in a IV bolus push to 3 hours with full Vitamin, Mineral formula and di NaEDTA.

     Protocols created by Dr.Collins will be based on the results of EDTA provoked urine heavy metal testing.  Usually we administer once treatment a week for twenty weeks are administered

    With retesting (the EDTA provoked urine), Dr.Collins will know how much the  toxic load has been reduced.

    Chelating agents can be administered through Intravenous (IV) drip, suppositories, or prescription capsules. The process involves a consultation to discuss medical history, symptoms, and reasons for considering chelation therapy, followed by tests to evaluate metal levels and overall health. Vital signs and other parameters are closely monitored throughout the session for safety.


    Note: Changing laws and availability of these very specific and custom compounded medicines require checking with our office about the treatments that we can offer. 

Heavy Metal Chelation Therapy Portland
Discover the Benefits of Chelation Therapy in Portland at Proactive Choice Safely Eliminate Heavy Metals Today

For more information contact us at (858) 333-5196 and schedule a free ten minute consultation with Dr. Collins to answer your questions

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