Lead poisoning or plumbism can lead to a long list of medical issues, both temporary and long-lasting. A few decades ago, it was a very big problem due to the lead content in certain products and a lack of knowledge and research. Since then, our standards for things like paint has drastically improved. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be aware of lead poisoning and what it can do to you.

What Is Lead Poisoning?
It seems like such a simple question with such a simple answer, but there’s a chance you may not know all of the details. Lead poisoning occurs when the body accumulates lead over a period of time, which could be over years or can even be over a few months.

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