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Fatigue to Fit Centers Houston with the CDC Promotes the Theme "Lead Free Kids for the Healthy Future" from Oct 20-26, 2013 as the National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Date:10/21/2013

Houston Metro, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2013

The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher using data from national surveys conducted in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Major sources of lead exposure to U.S. children include lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust in deteriorating buildings. Children can also be exposed to lead from additional sources including contaminated drinking water, take-home exposures from a workplace, and lead in soil

Why is lead dangerous? (Reference: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/info/)
Lead is a poison that serves no known purpose in the body. Lead enters your body when you swallow or breathe in lead dust or particles. Lead can be found in the air, water, food, dust and soil. Small amounts of lead can build up in the body and cause temporary or permanent damage.
 
What are the symptoms of lead poisoning?
Lead poisoning can often have no symptoms – even people who appear healthy can have lead poisoning. The symptoms of lead poisoning are often mistaken for other problems.

Some symptoms are: Fatigue, Tingling hands and feet, Headache, Memory problems, Irritability, Anemia, Diarrhea / constipation, Reproductive problems, Nausea, High blood pressure and Weight loss. Extreme cases of lead poisoning can also result in, Convulsions, Coma and Death.
 
Where is lead found?

Lead-Based Paint: Dwellings built before 1978 may contain paint chips or lead dust.

Lead-Contaminated Soil: Soil outside of the home may be contaminated by lead-based paint, and soil around busy roadways may be contaminated by gasoline used in automobiles before the 1980's.

Imported Home Remedies and Cosmetics:
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