73 year old female patient (C) with heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and weight issues

History and Symptoms

C complained of breathlessness, lethargy, knee and lower back pain. C was overweight and had a medical history of heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. C was also hospitalised twice for Pneumonitis.

Diagnosis

As an immediate step, IM practitioner arranged for a consultation with a Cardiologist and a Diabetologist for re-evaluation and possible change in medication.

Treatment

At home Cardio-thoracic and respiratory exercises for a period of 3 months and therapeutic Oxygen therapy, in addition to existing and modified medication.

Outcome

Blood pressure and blood sugar normalised and C felt energetic enough to exercise on a regular basis. C has not complained of breathlessness since this episode.