Sign up for this email series:
We asked and you answered! We posted this question: What bits of "advice" do you wish people would stop telling you? and many of you took the time to respond.
What did we learn? From the unconcerned ("Just stop stressing") to the plain unhelpful ("Try to rest more"), advice is hurled at us from friends, family, coworkers, even strangers. While most suggestions are probably well-intentioned, hearing them over and over can make us feel that our condition is minimized and misunderstood.
Some of the most common answers we heard:
Everyone's situation is different and not all of these apply to each person. Tell us: What advice about heart disease do YOU wish people would stop telling you?
Connect with others who are living with heart disease. Get members only access to emotional support, advice, treatment insights, and more.sign up