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What brain damage is caused by eating lead paint?

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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
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In brief: Stunts development

Lead is toxic to brain cells, and can damage them (eg.
Limit the ability of neurons to branch and form connections to other neurons) and even kill brain cells, as well as other cells in the body (eg the cells in bone marrow that produce blood cells).

In brief: Stunts development

Lead is toxic to brain cells, and can damage them (eg.
Limit the ability of neurons to branch and form connections to other neurons) and even kill brain cells, as well as other cells in the body (eg the cells in bone marrow that produce blood cells).
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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In brief: Serious

Children can have major issues with headaches, learning, and behavior issues.
Seizures, coma and death can occur . Adults in some work environments can get to toxicity. Wikipedia has a nice write up.

In brief: Serious

Children can have major issues with headaches, learning, and behavior issues.
Seizures, coma and death can occur . Adults in some work environments can get to toxicity. Wikipedia has a nice write up.
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