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Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning symptoms, sources, interactions in the body and tests.

Lead poisoning symptoms can include fatigue.

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Lead Poisoning Sources:

  • Dolomite, soil, pewter ware, pesticides, make up and hair coloring. 
  • Paint pigments, ceramics, stained glass and crystal glass production. 
  • Home and business water pipes, drains, and soldering materials. 
  • Batteries, cable coverings, plumbing, ammunition, and fuel additives. 
  • Other sources include; PVC plastics, x-ray shielding, newsprint and pencils. 

Test your urine or hair for copper toxicity.Synergistic for Lead Poisoning Uptake/Retention:

  • Calcium, iron, zinc, and phosphate deficiencies increase absorption. 
  • Children and infants have 40% higher absorption.  
Antagonistic for Lead Poisoning Uptake/Retention:
  • Calcium, zinc, and phytate decrease absorption. 
  • Adequate selenium. 
Lead Poisoning Physiological Interactions:
  • Lead binds to hemoglobin, deposits in bone, aorta, kidney tubules, brain, adrenal, thyroid, liver. 
  • Inhibits heme (iron) synthesis, may depress mitochondrial respiratory chain (energy production inside your cells). 
  • ATP-ases (cellular energy) also affected. 
Lead Poisoning Symptoms of Excessive Exposure:
  • Microcytic anemia, glycosuria, cognitive dysfunction, anorexia, metallic taste, insomnia, reticulocytosis. 
  • Target organs include the brain, bone, blood, kidneys, and thyroid gland.  


• Leaded gasoline/car fumes

• Manufacturing of batteries, metal products, paints, ceramic glazes

• Tobacco smoke

• Glass making

• Manufacturing of fireworks

• Ammunition


  • Contaminated vegetables
  • Wine
  • Paint (often in older homes)
  • Making of pottery and stained glass
  • Fishing sinkers
  • Refinishing furniture
  • Jewelry
  • Children’s toys
  • Electrical wiring
  • Hair color
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Water from lead pipes
  • Tattoos


  • Dental root fillings

Lead Poisoning Tests: 

This is not an all-encompassing metal poisoning list. There are other sources of metal exposure not listed herein.

Reference Source
NeuroScience Melissa Test and "Hidden Sources of Metal Exposure"

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