There are many types of heart disorders and heart disease. Some children are born with heart problems but other heart conditions can develop at any time. Some of these include heart murmurs, heart muscle disease, heart valve disease, atrial fibrillation, infection and more.
American Heart Association (AHA)
We provide public health education in a variety of ways.
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
300 5th Avenue, Suite 6
Waltham, MA 02451-8750
CHASER : Congenital Heart Anomalies Support, Education & Resources
Specializes in children born with congenital heart defects (CHD) in utero to adult and also acquired heart disease in infants and children. CHASER offer parents, professionals and patients resources that may help in dealings with financial, educational, medical, emotional and other issues.
2112 N. Wilkins Road
Swanton, OH 43558
Congenital Heart Information Network (C.H.I.N.)
Provides reliable information, advocacy, support services, financial assistance and resources to families of children with congenital heart defects and acquired heart disease, and adults with congenital heart defects. Note: The Congenital Heart Information Network website is temporarily out of service. Please check the Facebook page to stay updated about new resources, CHD News and related stories, and announcements coming soon about our re-organization process!
Kids With Heart
Dedicated to providing support for families affected by congenital heart defects through surgical care packages, local support group meetings, and through an online listserv.
National Association for Children’s Heart Disorders
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLB)
Provides science-based, plain-language information related to heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions and sleep disorders.
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse
Provides free health promotion materials for Massachusetts residents and health and social service providers on various health topics including Heart Disease & Stroke
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women – American Heart Association
Symptoms of Heart Disease – Mayo Clinic
Fact Sheet last updated on: 10/19/2021
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