Caregivers play a vital role in the lives of cancer patients. But when you are busy caring for a loved one with cancer, who’s taking care of you? It’s common for caregivers to neglect their own health when coping with the demands of such an important job. Exhaustion and persistent stress levels are common and can leave you vulnerable to illness. That’s why it’s extremely important to take care of yourself, stay healthy, and manage day to day stress. Here are a few tips to help you cope:
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Cancer is a scary diagnosis for anyone, and adolescents and young adults can have an especially hard time dealing with the news that a parent is sick. But you are far from alone. About 2.5 million teens live with a parent who is fighting or survived cancer.