There are many caregivers who may potentially suffer from physical and emotional strain caused by heavy multi-tasking, feeling underappreciated, compromising on their personal time, trying to meet high expectations of care and having to deal with the death of their loved one.
It is important to talk to someone about it if you are feeling stressed from being a caregiver – and to note that acknowledging your stress is not a sign of weakness.
Below are some common symptoms of caregiving stress:
• Feelings of depression and frustration
• Constant fatigue
• Sudden weight loss or gain