This Condition affects 1% of the population and is rising in prevalence in our aging community.
It results from impairment of the heart pumping function and/or stiffness in the heart muscle, heart valve problems and heart rhythm abnormalities.
This condition affects the quality of life causing amongst many other symptoms easy fatigability and breathing difficulty.
We can offer early diagnosis through clinical assessment; blood tests, ECG and a heart ultrasound scan study (echocardiogram). By offering appropriate evidence based treatments we can help to control the symptoms and prolong life.
Management of the condition includes lifestyle advice, supervised exercise and medications.