Poor recovery from exertion can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'serious' to 'very serious'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose poor recovery from exertion, we could:
How long does it take you to recover from moderate physical exertion? Moderate exertion is defined as any activity that causes an increase in pulse / breathing / sweating for at least 10 minutes.
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Under an hour
→ Several hours
→ Most of the day
→ 24 hours or more