Obviously, there are times and situations that call for a person to do something, even when it may not be in their best physical- or mental interest. Caregiving for a dying loved one is very often one of those circumstances. It is important, though, to understand the impacts that can be suffered on physical and mental health when going through such an ordeal, so you can do your best to prevent the worst of them.
Unfortunately, many caregivers wind up in the hospital or at the doctor’s office themselves, because of the wear and tear that they suffer while caring for someone else. Some of the biggest issues that can arise and lead to medical problems during the caregiving process are: