Nov 24, 2020 Awareness & Fundraising

Holiday Thoughts from the Myocarditis Foundation

It’s officially 1 week before Giving Tuesday 2020. Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity that will take place on December 1,...
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Nov 20, 2020 Awareness & Fundraising

Gratitude to Organ Donors

As we make our way through the holiday season, we’re reminded to reflect on our life in the last year and express gratitude for what we...
Oct 22, 2020 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,...
Woman Holding Her Chest
Oct 5, 2020 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...
Doctor Tending To Woman
Oct 1, 2020 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...
Doctor using a stethoscope to examine a toddler.
Sep 21, 2020 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...
Doctor with a stethoscope examines a young boy.
Sep 18, 2020 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,...
human heart model
Sep 17, 2020 Awareness & Fundraising

Heart Education

Cardiovascular issues are among the leading causes of sudden death. The heart is an important organ that needs to function properly in...