The Direct Impact On Mental Health Caused By Physical Illnesses and Personal Losses

April 19, 2016
Hosted by Nancy C. Caralla

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Join us with our guest,Cheryl Jones, a grief counselor and a cancer educator and C. diff. survivor, as we discuss anxiety, depression, and grief. Chronic physical illness also defined as a medical condition that lasts for a year or more, have also been experienced by many individuals diagnosed with a C. difficile infection. Patients can become depleted in patience and tolerance from an illness, resulting in a disruption of normal day to day activities due to limited mobility and/or loss of in dependency or from the loss of a loved one. The individual may experience feelings of frustration, anger and even grief. A sense of hopelessness may follow. Like other chronic medical conditions, individuals diagnosed with C. diff.,are also at risk for developing clinical depression and anxiety. Listen in as Cheryl provides information educating those who are struggling through physical limitations and personal losses.

C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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Nancy C. Caralla

Nancy C. Caralla

Nancy C. Caralla, a three time C. diff. survivor, healthcare professional, and now dedicated to “Raising C. diff. Awareness” worldwide. Through the experiences is why we are so passionate raising C. diff. awareness. The C Diff Foundation was brought to fruition in November 2012 with a mission to educate and advocate for C. diff. infection prevention, treatment, and environmental safety worldwide. We now join the many successful hosts and programs on VoiceAmerica to deliver life-saving information through our program; “C. diff. Spores and More.”

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