I have always been a fit and healthy person, and have always run. About 2.5 years ago I managed to end up with pericarditis...which wasn't diagnosed properly (very long story)...eventually I ended up in and out of hospiatl and in intensive care. Following a long course of steroids (which I did not want to take and have suffered all sorts of probelms with) I got better but have had several relapses.
My experience with the NHS and the follow up care and advice I have received has been non-existant. No-one seems to know why I got it, what is causing the continual relapses....and when I will ever be fully better. I have had to push for an MRI, Echo's etc - but nothing shows up.
I have continued to try and run when I have been well, listening to my own body...but I get very tired easily and my times are certainly not as fast. I also have continual chest pains (quite concerning when you are running!).
I would love to hear from anyone else who has/is/ or knows someone else suffering from this. Any advice? Next steps?