You, the caregiver, are a very important part of the care team. Many people feel grateful to be able to care for their child, spouse, friend or family member who has a health problem. However, caregiving is a complex responsibility, and the stress of being a caregiver can strain your own health.
You might have heard the saying, "You must care for yourself in order to care for others." It's not always easy advice to follow. Here you can get support from other caregivers, learn how to help you care for yourself, and find information on how best to help a person with a specific heart condition.
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Serious threats to your health can occur when your medication regimen is skipped, modified, or ignored.