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Toxemia, more commonly known as preeclampsia, can cause a lack of blood flow to the placenta, abruption to the placenta, and increase the need for medically induced labor, according to Mayo Clinic. The potential complica... More »

According to WebMD, symptoms of toxemia, also referred to as preeclampsia, include headaches, weight gain due to excess fluid build-up, visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting and loss of balance. While a certain amount of... More »

Abdominal pain, high blood pressure, excessive vomiting, rapid weight gain and protein in the urine are some of the signs of preeclampsia, formerly known as toxemia, during pregnancy, notes WebMD. Because preeclampsia ca... More »

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Dangers of toxemia, also known as preeclampsia, during pregnancy include decreased blood flow, placenta detachment, seizures, the onset of HELLP syndrome and the risk of future heart disease, according to Mayo Clinic. Th... More »

Experts do not know exactly what causes preeclampsia as of 2015, but damaged blood vessels, immune system problems and insufficient uterine blood flow are possible causes, according to Mayo Clinic. Other possibilities in... More »

Effects of toxemia include limited blood supply to the placenta leading to low birth weight, explains WebMD. It also leads to premature birth and complications such as learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and ... More »

Abdominal pain, high blood pressure, excessive vomiting, rapid weight gain and protein in the urine are some of the signs of preeclampsia, formerly known as toxemia, during pregnancy, notes WebMD. Because preeclampsia ca... More »