A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
It can be difficult and embarrassing to talk about sexual issues, but it's important you get the help you need when it comes to sex after stroke. This guide explains how stroke can bring about physical or emotional changes that can impact on your sex life.
When you have a stroke, every area of your life can be affected – and that includes your most intimate relationships. Whatever your gender or sexuality, stroke can cause problems with your relationships and sex life.
More than half (57%) of stroke survivors surveyed by the Stroke Association say their sex life has changed since their stroke – with a third saying they are now too scared to have sex.
More than half (57%) of stroke survivors surveyed say their sex life has changed since their stroke – with a third saying they are now too scared to have sex.
We have recently endorsed a new book list for people living with long term conditions and their carers.
Stroke survivors Lorraine, David and Andrew share their experiences of aphasia and how they are finding new ways to communicate, and we celebrate the achievements of our Life After Stroke Award winners.
People often tell us that they feel isolated after having a stroke. Here, we share some tips on how to cope if you're feeling isolated and alone.
The aim of this research programme is to develop a human brain bank to support biomedical research into the pathophysiology of human SVD that may be used nationally and internationally.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.