22 Oct
Awareness & Fundraising

Heart Palpitations

Having heart palpitations means that you are unusually aware of your heartbeat. They can cause feelings such as the heart skipping beats, pounding, or racing....
20 Oct
Myocarditis News

First Zoom Call With Families & Cardiologists Was A Success!

Saturday morning, October 17th, was the Myocarditis Foundation’s first Family Meeting Zoom Call. We had 35 participants in attendance representing 26...
5 Oct
Awareness & Fundraising - Education

Potential Causes of Pericarditis

One of the types of heart inflammation the Myocarditis Foundation researches is called pericarditis. Very often, the best way to treat pericarditis is to...
1 Oct
Awareness & Fundraising - Education

Understanding Myocarditis, Pericarditis, and Endocarditis

Myocarditis, pericarditis, and endocarditis might sound very similar, but even though all three are types of heart inflammation, they affect different...
25 Sep
Myocarditis News

You are invited to attend the Myocarditis Foundation / HFSA joint session on Myocarditis

Dr. Leslie Cooper will be participating in the HFSA’s Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday October 3rd at 11:45 am – 1:15 pm and you are all...
21 Sep
Awareness & Fundraising - Myocarditis Survivors (Pediatric)

Myocarditis in Children: Incidence, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcome

Every year, roughly one in every 100,000 children is diagnosed with myocarditis. Though we know a lot about myocarditis in adults, the medical world still...
18 Sep
Awareness & Fundraising - Myocarditis Victims (Pediatric)

Recognizing Cardiomyopathy in Children

In layman’s terms, cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle. As a result of a defect, the heart muscle becomes weakened, swollen, or lopsided,...
17 Sep
Myocarditis News

Invitation To Attend A Chat With Our Cardiologists, Saturday October 17, 2020 9 am-11 am CT

The Myocarditis Foundation sadly will not be having an in-person Family Meeting due to the COVID Pandemic this year. However, Dr. Leslie Cooper and Dr. Jack...
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