Healthy Living

Cystic Fibrosis: The Challenging Role of Caregiver

There is a lack of outside support

Some caregivers may feel overwhelmed by the amount of care someone with cystic fibrosis needs, and it’s because of this that more resources need to be available for caregivers. According to a U.S Study, the amount of stress caregivers of people with CF face is even more profound due to the lack of outside support they receive. These health problems may include, but are not limited to, depression or anxiety. There are ways to manage caregiver stress. Coping techniques and methods for caregivers to use everyday can help to prevent burnout.