This leaflet talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Depression is known to increase the risk of heart disease and some studies have suggested it may also increase the risk of stroke. It is estimated that 33% of stroke survivors suffer depression, although little is known about it.
This guide explains how stroke can bring about physical or emotional changes that can impact on your sex life.
This leaflet explains why your behaviour may change and talk about some of the things that can help you and the people around you cope with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Around a third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression, and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. Our Emotional Support service can help.
Young stroke survivor Emily Curry reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
When you have a stroke you need information you can trust. That’s why we produce high-quality information for stroke survivors and their families.
Every year we partner with RNIB to help raise awareness of regular eye tests.