Re: p.s. about redistribution-- 2 phase method
> My additional comment here is I don't think DMSA then DMSA+ALA isI believe they got it from me.
> particularly "Andy's method". It is particularly DAN! method.
> I've heard a LOT of variations of chelators that Andy findsCorrect. The starting with an accessory chelator like DMSA or DMPS
> acceptable, and I have NOT heard any really strong recommendations
> from him one way or another about the need to use DMSA first.
> He DOES say to wait 3 months after exposure to use ALA safely,
> I *think*. My IMPRESSION is that he thinks start-with-ALA,
> and DMSA-then-DMSA+ALA are both fine, and, I would bet on some
> other combos that he thinks are fine (like DMPS-then-ALA, and
> DMPS-then-DMPS+ALA, and start-with-ALA+DMSA, and start-with-DMPS.)
alone is important mostly for people with current exposure, such as
amalgam illness patients who just had their fillings replaced.
>Correct. Eacch has it's plusses and minuses. In a few cases there is
> Particularly earlier on, Andy talked quite a bit about using
> just-ALA. I think it is all "a mixed bag" with a number of
> acceptable options.
a clearcut choice. For most people and most circumstances there is a
lot of ambiguity and free decisionmaking.