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Lead poisoning: 4 Proven ways to expel lead acetate —a compound that causes male infertility

ways to expel lead acetate

What are ways to expel lead acetate? Lead acetate poisoning can be extremely dangerous to health, the worst is that it can easily enter into human body simply by inhaling polluted air containing lead oxides, even foods we eat get contaminated with lead.

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Although, it is a toxic metal that does not exist naturally in the human body, can be acquired by inhalation or ingestion of any form of it. Furthermore, it is one of the chemical compounds that contribute to infertility.

Can lead poisoning cause infertility?

Yes, lead acetate is a compound that has numerous negative impacts on human reproduction which can result in infertility in both males and females.

Exposing oneself to lead acetate may trigger the following fertility-related conditions such as low libido, and reduction of sperm quality by lowering male sperm count, motility, and morphology. Lead acetate may compromise sperm DNA integrity, and all of these can lead to infertility, increased chances of miscarrying of pregnancy, premature delivery, and so on. [1]

Causes of male infertility?

Apart from the negative impact of lead acetate which brings about a reduction in sperm quality leading to unusual sperm shape, and low motility. Other major causes of infertility include
poor sperm quality, testicles abnormalities,
Blocked sperm ducts, hormonal imbalance, low testosterone, testicular trauma,
Genetic conditions and so on.

Ways to expel lead acetate

The best way to prevent lead acetate toxicity is to expel it from the body, and expelling lead acetate from the body is vital to improving human fertility and general well-being. This can be achieved in the following ways:

1. Identify the source of lead exposure

Identifying the source of lead exposure is the most important step in ridding lead acetate from the body. Once the source of exposure is known then, stay away from this source through which you can get it into the body.

It could be from inhaling polluted air, drinking polluted water, or eating contaminated foods, hence avoiding further contact with the source is a way to go.
In a case where exposing yourself to the source of lead acetate is inevitable, the best way to go put on clothes that can prevent direct contacts such as wearing gloves and a mask.

2. Increase your body fluid

Adequate hydration is another great way to expel lead acetate from the body. Increasing your body fluid means an increase in the volume of water which can help to flush out the toxins from your body.

Drinking enough water throughout the day is the best way to increase your body fluid. You can adapt the water therapy option where you drink enough quantity of water before eating breakfast, although it is very potent but not enough to sustain your body for the entire day hence drink water more often.

3. Increase your intake of fiber-rich foods

Research indicates that foods that fiber-rich food may be able to reduce lead acetate and other toxins from the body by binding to them, and then removing them from your system through excretion.

4. Increase intake of antioxidant-rich foods.

Study shows that antioxidants may lower the impact of lead acetate on fertility. Increasing the intake of antioxidant-rich foods can increase the body’s defense, and lower the impact of oxidative stress triggered by lead acetate. [2]

Drinks like lemongrass and ginger tea are loaded with antioxidants and a study indicates that lemongrass herbal water extract can expel toxins like lead acetate from the body.

Additionally, the intake of elements such as vitamins C, E, and B can help to boost the body’s antioxidants which in turn helps to expel lead acetate from the body.

Bottom line

Lead acetate can be extremely dangerous to health, it contributes to the major factor that causes infertility in both males and females. Expelling it out of the body can be achieved in several ways which include identifying and avoiding the source, intake of fluids and fiber and antioxidant-rich foods, and other supplements such as vitamins C and E.

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