Health Tip: Caregiver Stress Can Harm Your Health

It can lead to anxiety and depression

(HealthDay News) -- Caregiving often is emotionally and physically challenging, and it can harm your health if you become too stressed.

The website mentions these potential side effects of caregiver stress:

  • Increased likelihood of anxiety and depression.
  • Increased risk of a chronic health problems, such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer or heart disease.
  • Greater risk of a weaker immune system, leading to more sick time.
  • Slower healing from wounds.
  • Greater risk of obesity.
Diana Kohnle

Diana Kohnle

Published on March 24, 2015

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