Sentence Examples


  • Some prenatal factors known to contribute to growth retardation include a variety of maternal health problems, including toxemia, kidney and heart disease, infections such as rubella and maternal malnutrition.
  • When the mother has high blood pressure (hypertension) or blood poisoning (toxemia), the flow of oxygen to the fetus may be reduced, causing brain damage and mental retardation.
  • Over time, the body's natural detoxification system can become overwhelmed and unable to filter out these toxins, resulting in a condition known as toxemia.
  • Satterlee and Eldridge, who presented 518 cases to an AMA conference that had mental symptoms cured by removing intestinal toxemia.
  • Up to 80 percent of such women develop toxemia, a disturbance of metabolism that can potentially lead to convulsions and coma.