When you have issues with your heart, fatigue can be one of the effects. Although some people may experience fatigue with heart disease in general, the issue can be especially notable after a cardiovascular event like a heart attack or stroke. In many cases, you may not have had fatigue before, but navigating through an event like that could prompt fatigue as you’re recovering. Learn how one influences the other. The symptoms of fatigue may also include effects specific to the cardiovascular system, such as irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, and high blood pressure, according to Robert Segal, M.D., founder of Manhattan Cardiology. Read the article.