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.
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.
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.
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).
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.