Inflammatory Heart Disease - Heart Infections
March 01, 2022
When irritants such as bacteria, a chemical or virus reach your heart muscle, you may experience inflammation of the heart, or a heart infection. Such an infection can cause damage to, or inflammation of, the lining of the heart, valves, outer membrane or the heart muscle itself.
Learn about the types of heart inflammation, who’s at risk, symptoms, treatment options and ways to prevent inflammatory heart disease.