A CASE OF LEAD POISIONING

Dr. Amena Tasneem, Dr. Raisa Faheem, Dr. Afnan Ali Afrooz, Shaikh Mahmood

Abstract


Lead is a chemical element with symbol pb and atomic number 82.
Lead exposure is the oldest known occupational health hazard. It causes irreversible health effects including hypertension, CNS problems, anemia
and diminished hearing acuity before it is clinically recognized. A blood level of 40 micro gm/dl or greater requires medical intervention. Herbal
medicines from the Indian subcontinent have found to have high concentration of heavy metals (3). Lead does not spare any organ in the body and
is not known to have served any necessary biological functions in the body.
Lead can be an acute or Chronic toxin, Diabetes Mellites, Heme


Keywords


delta ALA, Lead (pb) Protoporphyrin

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