No one knows that more than Calisto.
He presented to the hospital 18 months ago with 15% heart function due to chronic heart failure.
Since then Calisto has got his lifestyle back on track with the help of our exercise physiologists and dietitian. He has been coming into the hub 1-2 times a week for 12 months and as of 3 weeks ago his cardiologist informed him his heart function is now at 60%, putting him back in the ‘normal’ range!
Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a complex syndrome characterised by progressive decline in left ventricular function, low exercise tolerance and raised mortality and morbidity.
Regular exercise participation has been shown to be a safe and effective treatment in the majority of CHF patients and resulting in improvements in physical fitness and quality of life, and perhaps reduced mortality.