Relationships

A diagnosis of cardiomyopathy can be life-changing – not just for you but also for your spouse or partner.

As well as cardiomyopathy having an affect on you, it may also affect your partner. They may look at changes to their lifestyle to help live with the condition. 

Support for your partners - nurse specialist Rachel Walker talks about the impact the condition has on partners.

You may have a number of concerns about your condition and effect it may have on your relationships. These may include:

  • talking to your partner;
  • sex;
  • family planning; and
  • pregnancy.

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Work together at relationships - nurse specialist Stephanie Cruickshank looks at how having cardiomyopathy can affect relationships.