Preliminary findings of a study of pregnant women showed that women with severe gum disease may be twice as likely to develop preeclampsia, compared with women with healthy gums. Pre-eclampsia, characterized by a sudden onset of hypertension, can lead to eclampsia?seizures late in pregnancy or following delivery that can cause organ damage or death.
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