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Irish Independent - Health & Living - - MIND YOURSELF -

AT­TEND REG­U­LAR HEALTH CHECKS

Check in reg­u­larly with your GP. “This is a cru­cial pre­ven­tive mea­sure for car­ers, who are un­der so much stress,” says Cox, adding that the as­so­ci­a­tion feels this is so im­por­tant that it has — un­suc­cess­fully — cam­paigned for free an­nual med­i­cal check-ups for all fam­ily car­ers. Car­ers un­der pres­sure — fi­nan­cial, phys­i­cal or psy­cho­log­i­cal — will ig­nore their own health needs.

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