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...
Senior couple wearing masks and demonstrating social distancing.
Nov 10, 2020 COVID-19 - Education

The Importance of Social Distancing and Wearing a Mask When You Have Heart Disease

By now, you are probably familiar with pandemic safety guidelines. Maintain a six-foot distance from other people, wash your hands,...
Joyful young boy holds red heart.
Nov 20, 2020 Education - Myocarditis Victims (Pediatric)

Mechanical Circulatory Support Saves Lives in Children with Myocarditis

  Myocarditis is rare in children. When it appears, however, treatment is difficult. While the muscle slowly recovers,...
Doctor Checking Patient For Arrhythmias.
Nov 20, 2020 Education - Enlarged Heart

Signs and Symptoms that May Point to an Enlarged Heart

Cardiomegaly is a medical term referring to an enlarged heart muscle. The condition is obvious on an X-ray, as a patient’s heart appears...
Doctor Displays Chest X-Ray.
Dec 10, 2020 Education

Frequent Causes of Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a deformation of the heart muscle. Walls of the heart become enlarged, inflamed, or brittle, limiting their ability to...
Doctor Listening To Heart Of Patient
Aug 6, 2021 Education

Your First Steps after a Myocarditis Diagnosis

Myocarditis is an uncommon inflammatory disease, causing inflammation of the heart muscle that can limit your heart's ability to pump...
Virus Mono Blue
Sep 10, 2021 COVID-19 - Education

How Viruses Cause Myocardial Injury

While there is much to be learned about myocarditis, we know that viral infections are among the most common causes of the condition....