Heart Failure

HEART FAILURE What is heart failure? The heart is a pump which is responsible for pumping blood around the body. The blood delivers oxygen to the cells around the body to produce energy. When someone has heart failure it means that this pump is not working properly....

Exercise testing

EXERCISE TESTING What is an exercise test? The main purpose of exercise testing is to measure your body’s ability to produce energy or in other words your exercise capacity. The test might include walking on a treadmill, cycling or stepping up and down on a step. It...

Fatigue

FATIGUE Why am I so tired all the time? Fatigue or tiredness is a very complex symptom and there can be many reasons why you may feel tired. Fatigue results from an inability to produce energy efficiently. This can be as a result of you doing too much or that your...