During Men’s Health Month, let us look at the condition of a young, male, spousal caregiver of Intersex patients. While the intersex patient is recommended pscyhosocial counseling and treatment, the same is not even thought of for the male caregiver. Instead, there is a complex web of secrecy and privacy surrounding the male caregiver threatening the health of the patient-caregiver.
Intersex or Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome is a traumatic genetic condition for the patient. It is a rare medical condition. It is even more rare to have a spouse as a caregiver of an intersex person and therefore very scant data is available. Here are 8 ways you can help as a caregiver your loved one, an intersex patient, to get through their medical condition.
A recent survey for the first time gives us a remarkable insight into the previously hidden world of young, male, spouse caregivers, and contrary to the well established and pervasive stereotype of the elderly female caregiver, we find within the data the existence of a rarely recognised and seldomly supported minority caregiving group, the young to middle-aged, male, spousal caregiver, a minority within a minority.
As caregivers, we all need a plan for us to go on. Caregivers Support Groups are fantastic and do a lot towards achieving this common goal of healing. It is even more beneficial that there are specific caregivers support groups by different ailments which specifically address issues unique to that group. In a sense, it gives a […]
World is a beautiful place, we live in it! World is also a very ugly place. There is a balance one has to strike to care and survive successfully. Here are top 10 ways based on life experiences. Nowadays there are several one-liners you can find with constant words of inspiration and wisdom. This list takes those […]
Caregivers of Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) are an underserved group. They are a minority within a minority. Often as with other minority issues, resources are hard to find. For Caregivers of AIS, this is a double whammy as they are a minority within a minority. Given the unique situation of AIS, the relationship of the caregiver […]