Why Is Lead So Dangerous?

Lead poisoning causes physical and mental disabilities that may not be healed and can last throughout life. Lead exposure can affect nearly every system in the body. The effects of lead poisoning include:

  • Learning disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Aggressive and violent behavior
  • Hearing loss
  • Convulsions
  • Reduction of motor control/balance
  • Mental retardation
  • Death