I realize that this short thread is over a year old, but I also have the same questions and am looking for some hope. My son's first finger prick blood draw revealed a BLL of 84. We were told his level was so high that it might have been a lab error, so we needed to have him tested again, this time using an intravenous blood draw. We learned that false highs are common, but from what we could deduce, that high of a number would probably mean he still had a high level. His results came back yesterday, and he has a BLL of 54. I am not overly confident with our healthcare system as I have not experienced a true sense of urgency in this matter. We do have an appointment on Monday with our pediatrician to discuss a plan of action. So far on our own we have purchased some foods to help with natural chelation. We also removed our son and ourselves from our house, as it is an old house, and we suspect is the source of the lead.
Are there any longterm studies of children who measured high but are now doing well in school? I can't seem to find much online.
To the original poster, what did you do to bring down your daughter's level by that much in one year? Any insight is greatly appreciated.View Thread