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Is caregiver stress real?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: YES

Please pay attention to the sense of decreasing care you are getting, the increasing difficulty, frustration, even that sense of ''too much''.
This is a loving, giving thing; however, at some point all of us will need some help. Friends, relatives, societies about the difficulty. You will not be able to do what you set out to. Help does help.

In brief: YES

Please pay attention to the sense of decreasing care you are getting, the increasing difficulty, frustration, even that sense of ''too much''.
This is a loving, giving thing; however, at some point all of us will need some help. Friends, relatives, societies about the difficulty. You will not be able to do what you set out to. Help does help.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Caregiver Stress

Absolutely, it is quite demanding to be a caregiver and can result in illness if your lifestyle does not allow you to return to the role refreshed.
Best.

In brief: Caregiver Stress

Absolutely, it is quite demanding to be a caregiver and can result in illness if your lifestyle does not allow you to return to the role refreshed.
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Very much so

Caregiver stress can present as physical or emotional exhaustion, not having enough time to take care of your own needs or responsibilities, feelings of resentment, problems with sleep, trouble relaxing, irritability, poor concentration & feeling like your entire life revolves around the person you are caring for.

In brief: Very much so

Caregiver stress can present as physical or emotional exhaustion, not having enough time to take care of your own needs or responsibilities, feelings of resentment, problems with sleep, trouble relaxing, irritability, poor concentration & feeling like your entire life revolves around the person you are caring for.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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