- You find yourself withdrawing from your friends and family.
- You lose interest in activities you used to enjoy.
- You feel blue, irritable, or hopeless.
- You notice you're losing or gaining weight.
- Your sleep patterns are changing.
- You get sick more often.
- You feel like you want to hurt yourself or the person you're caring for.
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Saturday, October 24, 2015
How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
Taking care of your loved one is rewarding, but you've got to watch for signs that you're getting stressed out. Get the help you need to avoid a full-blown case of caregiver burnout.
Some symptoms that show you're getting close to emotional overload:
Here are some steps to keep burnout at bay:
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