How working – and not working – affects heart disease risk

by Carolyn Thomas  @HeartSisters

I find myself in an uneasy position since I survived a heart attack. After a rewarding 35+ year high-profile career in the public relations field, I am no longer able to go to work because of ongoing debilitating symptoms of coronary microvascular disease.

I was in deep denial about this turn of events in the early months, desperate to return to the work I loved and to those I loved working with.

I felt even crazily hopeful that I might be somehow able to feel “normal” again if only I could just get back to my office.  Continue reading “How working – and not working – affects heart disease risk”