FMD - A Hidden Threat

FMD: A Hidden Threat for Middle-Aged Women

Tags: fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, vascular disease, vascular disorders

Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) is a little-known form of vascular disease that leaves many women vulnerable to stroke and severe high blood pressure in the prime of life.


Doctor and Patient

New FMD Guidelines Pave the Way for More Research (Video)

Tags: dr. gornik, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, heart and vascular institute, heart video, research, videos

The American Heart Association recently introduced new guidelines on fibromuscular dysplasia.The guidelines will help to pave the way for new research and help doctors better understand the condition.


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Tell-Tale Heart Sounds

Tags: fibromuscular dysplasia, heart, heart disease, news, Valve Disease, vascular disease

When Dr. Gornik listens carefully—which she always does—the beating of someone’s heart or the sound of blood coursing through their arteries often can tell her what’s wrong with them.


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Chat With a Doctor: Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)

Tags: carotid artery, chat with a doctor, ears ringing, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, Headaches, lightheaded, webchat

Fibromuscular dysplasia is an uncommon disorder that can affect various arteries. A Cleveland Clinic physician talks about fibromuscular dysplasia during a live webchat Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at noon (ET).


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Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD): Uncommon Disease with Common Symptoms (Video)

Tags: aneurysms, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, Headaches, high blood pressure, stroke

A new study finds that fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) may be more common than previously thought, with women most at risk. Symptoms include headaches, high blood pressure, ringing in the ears and dizziness.