Freddie Gray

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According to the Mayo Clinic Health care section the common symptoms of lead poisoning include:
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Joint Pains
  • Muscle Pains
  • Declines in Mental Functioning
  • Pain, numbness or tingling of the extremities
  • Headaches
  • Memory loss
  • Mood disorders
  • Miscarriage or premature birth in pregnant women
  • weight lose

How do you get lead poisoning?
  • Can be found in soil
  • Water
  • Household dust
  • Pottey
  • Toys
  • Makeup

  • brain damage
  • damage in kidneys and nervous system
  • seizures
  • unconsciousness
  • death
  • Chelation therapy- medicine that binds with the lead, which then exits through your urine
  • EDTA therapy-

  • wash toys
  • clean surfaces
  • run cold water to clean pipes
  • dont let your children play on soil
  • eat healthy

Freddy Gray as a child grew up exposed to lead poisoning. So did other children in west Baltimore. A big problem there was a lot of lead in the air do to the peeling of lead paint in that area. Children are more likely to have lead poisoning. Low levels

Tomasky, Michael. "Why Freddy Gray Never Had a Chance: Lead
Poisoning Is Killing Inner-City Baltimore." N.p., n.d. Web. 3 June