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.
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.
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.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
Some aspects of women’s lives can increase our risk of a stroke, like the contraceptive pill, pregnancy and having migraines. But for most women, taking care of your health and managing your risk factors will help you avoid a stroke. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.