Lead and its Effect on Humans: A Mini-Review

Authors : Mohd Nasir Siddiqi; Kamran Ahmad; Ohoud Almayuf

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 7 - July

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8233328

Lead is a common heavy metal that affects the environment and accumulates in people through different mechanisms like absorption, interfering with their heart, brain, and bone health. Lead is a poisonous element that occurs naturally in trace amounts in the earth's crust, is toxic to both people and animals, and has negative health effects. Lead toxicity is a serious environmental illness with catastrophic effects on the human body. In this review study, the long-term health effects of lead exposure are examined. Organs like the kidney, brain, and reproductive system are among the acute and ongoing effects of lead poisoning, cancer, hypertension, neurodegeneration, and other serious illnesses have all been related to lead exposure, In this article, the research on the toxicity of lead is reviewed along with current revisions. The harmful effects of lead on the renal, reproductive, neurological, and other systems are also emphasized. The methods for treating lead poisoning are finally provided together with some current developments. For searching the literature, websites including Google, Google Scholar, SciFinder, and PubMed were employed.

Keywords : Heavy Metals, Lead, Carcinogenic.


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