Physiotherapists are often trained to help people with chronic conditions, but can sometimes be at a loss as to what to do when they feel their health has gone downhill.
If they suspect something is wrong, they can call for an appointment to be seen by a specialist.
A few things to know about heart disease and the treatments available for it: chronic heart disease is the most common form of chronic illness.
It affects around 1.6 million people in Australia.
It is more common in women than men.
It usually begins in the early 30s and can last for decades.
It can be fatal if left untreated.
It often develops over time, and is more likely to develop in women, older people and people with a history of heart disease.
It causes symptoms such as a high, low or rapid heartbeat, or chest pain, dizziness, sweating and weakness.
It may also affect other body systems such as the heart, lungs, liver or intestines.
In severe cases, it can lead to a stroke, which can lead directly to death.
Chronic heart disease can be treated with lifestyle changes such as walking, taking long walks, and not smoking.
There are two main types of heart attacks, called “subtype” and “non-type”.
A subtype attack is caused by inflammation of the heart muscle.
A non-type attack happens when the heart doesn’t have enough blood flow to the rest of the body.
The symptoms of a subtype heart attack include: high blood pressure