Fibromuscular Dysplasia Explained

Health & Medical Blog

Fibromuscular dysplasia compromises the body's key arteries by causing intermittent narrowed and enlarged areas to form. This can prevent sufficient blood flow to certain parts of the body, and the most common arteries affected by this vascular condition are the legs, kidneys, brain and heart. The cause of fibromuscular dysplasia isn't fully understood yet, but factors that increase your susceptibility to developing the condition include smoking, having a family history of the condition and being female.

4 January 2021