Remedies for Vaginal Dryness

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Vaginal dryness is a common problem that women may feel embarrassed to discuss with their doctors. Nevertheless, if it affects your daily life, it is important to seek medical help. Many women may experience vaginal dryness at some point in their lifetime.

Symptoms of Vaginal Dryness
The glands present in the womb (cervical glands) are responsible for producing natural lubrication in the vagina. It helps in keeping the vagina moist and clean. However, factors such as certain medications, decreased hormone levels, or breastfeeding can lead to vaginal dryness symptoms.

Vaginal atrophy is the medical term for vaginal dryness and irritation and is a very common problem for women. You will be surprised to know that about 50% of women above the age of 50 experience vaginal dryness, 25% experience vaginal dryness during sexual relations and 16% experience vaginal pain.

Reasons For Vaginal Dryness
A woman may experience vaginal dryness if she is breastfeeding or on oral contraceptive pills or taking chemotherapy or radiotherapy or taking any type of medications like antidepressants.

Women undergoing menopause also suffer from this problem as the production of hormones decreases with age. When the vagina is dry, you may feel burning or tingling. Dryness in the vagina makes you feel very uncomfortable. It is very painful during sexual relationships.

Vaginal Dryness Treatment
⦿ Improve your hydration level. Drink lots of water throughout the day. Staying hydrated is one of the simplest ways to ensure that your body tissues have the necessary hydration to remain adequately lubricated.
⦿ Eat a well-balanced diet full of rich, colorful foods and drink plenty of water.
⦿ For lubrication, you can apply any plant base or coconut oil in the vagina or on the skin outside the vagina.
⦿ Estrogen creams are available that can be applied to lubricate the vagina, once the dryness in your vagina is cured, then stop using vaginal creams.

These remedies can help you to avoid the problem of vaginal dryness. If you liked this article then do like, share and comment on it. To read more articles like this, stay connected with your own website

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