LEAD CAUSES SERIOUS ILLNESS IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN. CONSIDER AN ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF WATER THAN FROM THE PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY.

We have all heard the jokes about people who didn’t seem to have it all together, and jesting that they were eating the lead paint off of their walls or had too much lead in their water growing up. Well, believe it or not, the jesting may have been fairly accurate. There is irrefutable evidence that increased lead in our diets (or the water we drink) is very bad for us. Here is a short list of some of the most prevalent health issues that are attributed to lead poisoning.

For pregnant women, these are common:

  • Miscarriages
  • Premature births or low birth weight
  • Brain damage, decreased mental abilities and learning difficulties in
  • Reduced growth in young children

Here are some additional realities cause by lead poisoning (an over abundance of lead in our bodies):

Damage to the brain and central nervous system
Headaches
Anemia
Slowed growth in children
Behavioral and learning problems (ADD and ADHD)
Hearing problems
Vision impairment
Reproductive problems in men and women alike
High blood pressure
Hypertension
Nervous disorders
Memory and concentration issues
Poor muscle coordination
Joint and Muscle aches and pains

(Source: Mercola)

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