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A Primer on Rare Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Centuries of studies, discoveries, and experiments have built a vast wealth of human knowledge about space, about the Earth, and even human bodies. In spite of this wealth, humans still have a colossal amount of knowledge more to accumulate. Case in point, physicians and health experts still lack the knowledge to cure and combat cancer completely. What more do medical experts lack when it comes to rare diseases such as Fibromuscular Dysplasia.


What Is FMD?

Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) counts among one of the rare diseases that can afflict the body. The condition causes a person’s medium-sized arteries to narrow and enlarge. As a result, blood flow will be reduced, and organs will have difficulty functioning. FMD can affect arteries from varying parts of the body, but it usually affects the arteries that lead to the kidneys.


What Are Its Symptoms?

Symptoms indicating FMD can either manifest or not. Some FMD patients lack the symptoms that manifest in other FMD patients. When a person does develop symptoms, the signs can range from high blood pressure, headaches, neck pain, chest pain, to many other symptoms. The kind of symptoms that appear will also depend on which part of the body FMD affects.


How Can It be Treated?

Sadly, once you develop FMD, you can only treat it to manage the symptoms, if there are any. Treatment can range from simple medication to surgery, depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. You can consult with your physician to determine what treatment you exactly need.

FMD, as well as other rare and chronic diseases, can be difficult to live with, especially with all the treatment you may need to undergo. With the help of the application My Medical Records, however, managing your medical history and significant medical information will become easier. The application also offers specifications that accommodate patients of rare or complicated medical diseases such as links to support groups, and online documentation and data.


Find out more about My Medical Records by visiting the website fnjsoftware.com. You can download the app from https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-medi-recs/id1222451454?ls=1&mt=8 for only $14.99.



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