Working in the licensed trade can take its toll on your health. As the charity devoted to the industry, we are familiar with the typical health concerns that people who work in the trade tend to suffer from.

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the term that describes what happens when your heart’s blood supply is blocked or interrupted by a build-up of fatty substances in the coronary arteries. Over time, the walls of your arteries can become furred up with fatty deposits.

The following help sheet includes details of what lifestyle habits and other conditions can cause heart disease, and what changes you can make to reduce the risk of getting it.