Jackie’s Wellness Coaching Weigh in Wednesday- October 6th, 2010

Interesting article I came across on CNN.com…

Gloomy personality may up heart risk
(Health.com) — Are you pessimistic, chronically worried and stressed-out, and ill at ease socially? You may be at higher risk of heart attack and other heart problems, a new study suggests.

People with a history of heart disease who are prone to negative thinking, gloom, and inhibition — a personality profile known as Type D (for “distressed”) — are nearly four times more likely to experience heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, death, and other negative outcomes compared to heart patients with a different personality profile, the study found.

Read the entire article on CNN.com