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What are Three Signs of Caregiver Stress?

What are Three Signs of Caregiver Stress?

Caregiver stress manifests itself through various emotional, physical, and cognitive symptoms. However, the three most common signs of caregiver stress include:

  • Feeling tired most of the time
  • Feeling overwhelmed with worry and sadness
  • Becoming easily irritated

Other signals that you may be suffering from caregiver stress involve: sleep problems (either getting too much or not enough sleep), appetite changes and weight issues, losing interest in activities you used to take pleasure in, feeling guilty, abusing alcohol or drugs, and having frequent aches and pains.

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