Are you feeling pain during sex? Have you reached your menopause? Vaginal dryness is the most common concern for women during and also after menopause.
Even, it is considered as the most common cause for experiencing pain during sex (dyspareunia).
A thin layer of moisture always coats your vaginal walls. Whenever certain hormonal changes take place in your body, particularly during your menstrual cycle, it will mainly affect the consistency of the moisture that coats your vaginal walls.
However, inadequate lubrication to your vaginal regions can occur at any age in your life.
So, it is important for you to prepare for it by gaining enough knowledge regarding vaginal dryness.
Identify the problem to resolve it easily!
First of all, to resolve any health condition easily, you have to identify it properly. Once if you succeed in identifying the problem, you can easily get better solution for it. So, here are few clues for you to identify vaginal dryness.
- Frequent urination or urgency
- Vaginal itching or burning sensation.
- Dryness at vaginal areas and also pain during sexual intercourse. At times you can also experience bleeding during sex.
Almost 40% of women who have reached their menopause stage probably experience these particular symptoms of vaginal dryness. So, at any time if you find these signs and symptoms of vaginal dryness, immediately consult your personal physician to get right treatment.
Follow essential measures to get better relief!
Several options are available for you to decrease your vaginal dryness and also to improve your vaginal health. Certain self care measures that you need to consider mainly include:
- Increase your water intake: This is the first step that you need to consider to get better relief from vaginal dryness. If you feel that your regular water intake doesn’t meet your body hydration levels, then increase your water intake. Not only water, it would be better if you take healthy fluids regularly.
- Water-based lubricants: If dryness is a problem for you during sexual intercourse, you can use any water based lubricants prescribed by your doctor. But, be careful while using lubricants for your vaginal dryness.
- Avoid allergens: If you are allergic to any specific chemicals or drugs, inform it to your doctor before he\she prescribes medicines for your vaginal dryness.
Consult your doctor regularly and never try any self- treatments for your vaginal dryness.
At times medications or lubricants that are not prescribed by your doctor can put your vaginal health in danger. So, be aware of it before you consider any steps for your vaginal dryness.