Was Your Loved One Diagnosed with Myocarditis or Giant Cell Myocarditis?
We Have the Answers You Need
Myocarditis is a rare condition that causes the heart wall to become inflamed. It can cause symptoms like chest pain, abnormal heartbeat, and shortness of breath. In extreme cases, it can even cause the heart to weaken or result in death.
Receiving a myocarditis diagnosis isn’t only life-changing for patients. Rather, their families and other loved ones can also be greatly affected. If one of your loved ones has myocarditis and you are seeking support for heart disease, Myocarditis Foundation offers many resources that families around the world have come to rely on after a diagnosis.
One of the best ways that you can support yourself and your loved one is to learn more about myocarditis. To this end, we offer a wealth of educational resources to help you become more informed about this disease, including the following:
- About Myocarditis: Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of myocarditis.
- About Giant Cell Myocarditis: Explore the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of giant cell myocarditis.
- FAQs and Research Articles: Get answers to commonly held myocarditis questions with links to peer-reviewed articles about this disease.
- Myocarditis Research Photos: View research photos with detailed descriptions about the disease’s pathology.
- Myocarditis Resources: Find a full list of helpful resources for patients with myocarditis and their families.
Learn How To Support Your Loved One!
Processing a myocarditis diagnosis can be difficult for everyone involved. But by supporting each other, traveling down this new road can become easier to manage. If you’re wondering how you can best support a loved one with myocarditis, viewing our stories from real patients is a great place to start. By learning about what other patients valued most in their support networks, you can emulate that behavior for your loved one.
Along with this video series, we offer a host of other patient and family support services. These include our Inspire Online Myocarditis Community, annual patient and family support meetings, and more.
Loss and Grief Support
If you have lost a loved one to myocarditis, we are here for you. To help you traverse this major life event, we have compiled a list of grief resources for you to explore. Many others just like you have also found our Inspire Online Myocarditis Community to be a tremendous source of strength. Plus, our friendly and compassionate representatives are always standing by to navigate you through this difficult time.
Get Involved Today!
One of the best ways to help your loved one combat their diagnosis or to celebrate the memory of those who’ve passed is to join in the global fight against myocarditis. Whether you choose to donate to the Myocarditis Foundation, attend an upcoming event, or raise awareness by hosting your own event or through political activism, you can help support those on the frontlines performing myocarditis research and treating patients.
When it comes to a myocarditis diagnosis, no two families will cope in the same way. To learn more about our family support services or how you can support the Myocarditis Foundation, contact a member of the Myocarditis Foundation team at 281-713-2962 today.