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What are the usual brain-related symptoms of lead poisoning?
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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: It depends.
This depends on how much exposure there was.
If a person has lead encephalopathy when chelation therapy is started, permanent brain damage, like cerebral palsey is a frequent consequence. Age-related mental decline and psychiatric symptoms also occur, and in young children it is linked to learning disabilities, lower intelligence, impaired coordination, less memory, and social impairment.

In brief: It depends.
This depends on how much exposure there was.
If a person has lead encephalopathy when chelation therapy is started, permanent brain damage, like cerebral palsey is a frequent consequence. Age-related mental decline and psychiatric symptoms also occur, and in young children it is linked to learning disabilities, lower intelligence, impaired coordination, less memory, and social impairment.
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