Why Do We Get Vaginal Dryness At Menopause?

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In this week’s Weekly Wisdom I want to talk about a very personal subject that many often shy away from talking about and that’s vaginal dryness. I want to bring the discussion of this topic out in the open as so many women suffer from this symptom at the time of the menopause. In fact, according to surveys on 12,000 women, more than half experienced vaginal dryness. Some of them suffer so severely that they cannot even sit down or think about having a physical relationship. Firstly you need to understand why all your tissues are drying out and that it is not a permanent situation.   In your younger days, you had lots of circulating oestrogen. All those eggs that were hoping to be fertilized made sure your oestrogen levels were buoyant. But when you get to menopause your oestrogen levels are fallen and your ovaries have pretty much … Read More