What is pericarditis?
Pericarditis refers to inflammation of the pericardium, two thin layers of a sac-like tissue that surround the heart, hold it in place and help it work. A small amount of fluid keeps the layers separate so that there’s no friction between them.
Get support. Or offer it. Make a connection. For life.
Facing heart disease or stroke or caring for someone who is? Get encouragement and offer guidance during challenging times. Visit our Support Network.
Heart Insight® Magazine
Our digital magazine(link opens in new window) delivers helpful articles and the latest news on keeping your heart healthy.
Subscribe to Heart Insight magazine and the monthly e-newsletter today!
NOTE: All fields required unless indicated as optional.