Caregiving can be a tough job. At times it may be joyful and wonderful and at other times exhausting and difficult. Many caregivers experience what is known as caregiver stress. “As a caregiver, you may be so focused on your loved one that you don’t realize that your own health and well-being are [hurting],” an article on the Mayo Clinic explained.
And too much stress can harm your health. “As a caregiver, you’re more likely to experience symptoms of depression or anxiety.