Breaking the silence around sex after stroke
Type: Support
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.
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Research Participants Needed: Emotional functioning after acquired brain injury
Type: Research
Researchers are investigating how emotional health is affected by brain injury and how this impacts relationships, quality of life and participation in the community.
Sex and relationships
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.
Chapter 2 – The wider impacts of stroke
The second chapter of our lived experience of stroke report explores the wider impacts of stroke. We look at how stroke impacts relationships as well as work and finances.
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Meet the team
Our colleagues build relationships with individual philanthropists, grant-making trusts, foundations and companies who share our passion to help rebuild lives after stroke.
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Valentine’s Day heart-break for stroke survivors
Type: Research
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.
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Ways to partner with us
Take a look at the many ways your company can partner with us. These relationships ensure that we’re working towards a shared purpose and vision.
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Our research on sex, intimacy and relationships after stroke
Type: Support
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.
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Women and stroke
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?
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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.
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