Valentine’s Day heart-break for stroke survivors
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. Sex and relationships play a vital role in helping stroke survivors to rebuild their lives and this Valentine’s Day we want more people to talk about this sensitive and important issue.
Women and stroke
Type: Stroke information
This page looks at some of the issues affecting women of all ages after a stroke. If you are transgender or non-binary, some of this information might be relevant to you too. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.
How does the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor affect stroke recovery?
This research will help understand the role of the relationship between a stroke survivor and the health care professional to improve the outcomes of rehabilitation for the long-term.