Coping with fatigue

If you have cardiomyopathy you may experience fatigue or tiredness, particularly after exercise. This can limit your ability to complete everyday tasks and affect quality of life.

You may experience fatigue or tiredness following exercise. If so an exercise test may be recommended to investigate and measure your exercise capacity. This may help to determine a suitable course of action to help improve how you are feeling.  

There are positive steps that can be taken to manage the physical and emotional feelings of tiredness.

Cardiomyopathy UK specialist nurse Simon Waller advises on dealing with tiredness and fatigue