What are the harmful effects of lead?



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    Lead can effect many areas in the body leading to disease and health impairments that can arise after extended periods of exposure. The symptoms of acute lead poisoning are loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, headache, etc. Check out the link for more information. 

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    Elevated levels of lead in the body can be toxic, having adverse affects on brain development, as well as causing the body to function improperly. Many times it ends up contaminating the soil through various sources. Wheel weights, for example, have high levels of lead and have contributed to soil contamination.

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