Here's what the Mayo Clinic has to say about the burden of caregiving:
It is natural to feel angry, frustrated, exhausted, alone or sad. Caregiver stress — the emotional and physical stress of caregiving — is common. People who experience caregiver stress can be vulnerable to changes in their own health.
Learning how to avoid or defuse caregiver stress before it becomes a threat to your own well-being is a caregiving skill that often gets overlooked.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Rosalind Kalb joins us for a deep dive into some of those very real aspects of being an MS caregiver that aren't discussed often enough.