Helping You Get Answers
Resources for Myocarditis Patients and Families
Woman holding a paper heart. When faced with a major life change, strength can often be found in numbers and education. To help people affected by myocarditis, the Myocarditis Foundation offers both educational and community-building heart disease resources. In what follows, patients and their families can learn more about myocarditis and how they can garner support during this new chapter.
NOTE: We do not endorse any of the following organizations and don’t guarantee the accuracy of any of the following websites, nor do we guarantee that their messages will resonate with everyone. Furthermore, aside from its own resources, the Mayo Clinic does not endorse any of the following organizations or resources.
Read Our Brochures
When faced with uncertainty, education can provide people with much-needed answers. For example, by learning about myocarditis symptoms and treatment methods, patients can prepare themselves for the possibilities that their futures hold. That’s why we offer several informative brochures for anyone who needs them, including the following:
- Myocarditis and Giant Cell Myocarditis Brochure (PDF, 545 KB)
- Pediatric Myocarditis Brochure (PDF, 605 KB)
- Be Alert to Myocarditis in Children: A Guide For Physicians (PDF, 491 KB)
- Adult Myocarditis: Recognition and Diagnosis (PDF, 567 KB)
- Myocarditis and Sudden Death Fact Sheet (PDF, 117 KB)
- The Myocarditis Foundation (PDF, 447 KB)
- Emergency Room Form (PDF, 162 KB)
Browse Internet Resources
Beyond our downloadable guides, those looking for dependable information about myocarditis, giant cell myocarditis, pericarditis, and related conditions can consult the following resources:
- The United States Department of Health and Human Services
- The National Library of Medicine
- The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD): Myocarditis
- NORD: Giant Cell Myocarditis
We also recommend that patients and their families visit the Mayo Clinic’s website. Here, they can gain insights from the Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, view its myocarditis page, and explore its patient care and health information.
Organizations You Can Trust
Today, many organizations fight alongside the Myocarditis Foundation for the betterment of patients all around the world. These institutions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Other reputable organizations include the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA), the National Institute of Health’s Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (NIH GARD), and NORD.
Join the Fight
Myocarditis affects millions of people each year. At the Myocarditis Foundation, it’s our goal to support those with this disease and their loved ones. To achieve this, we offer a bevy of resources for patients, physicians, and members of the general public. And to make our work possible, we rely on the support of people like you. To learn how you can get involved and support the Myocarditis Foundation, call us at 281-713-2962 today.
Find out how you can get involved and support the Myocarditis Foundation!