How does emission lead by the vehicles affect humans?

Vehicle emissions have an enormous amount of harmful effects on one’s health. Among all these pollutants released by the vehicles lead is the most harmful pollutant to humans. Lead has toxic components that when gets into the body affects the organs in the body.

Effects of lead emission by vehicles in the human body

Lead poisoning can happen to a person if he is exposed to very high levels of lead over a short or prolonged period of time. Following are the effects of lead on the human body

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipated
  • Tired
  • Headachy
  • Irritable
  • Loss of appetite
  • Memory loss
  • Pain or tingling in the hands and/or feet
  • Anaemia
  • Weakness
  • Kidney and brain damage.

Prolonged exposure to lead may even cause brain cancer and lead to death. Hence it is advised to be careful and stay away from these harmful pollutants.


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