5 Things You Wanted To Know About Vaginal Dryness But Were Too Afraid To Ask

Oftentimes, we are afraid to ask tough questions that feel too personal and are on topics that make you feel shy or embarrassed.  

But it is important to ask the questions  - especially about things that are painful, upsetting or disruptive.  

So today, while its not dinner conversation for many, it is a vital part of a woman's sexual enjoyment at any age. 

So, we're gonna cover the top 5 questions we get asked to help you get your sexual life back on track when vaginal dryness has put a crimp in your style. 

 As with all medical things, you should always consult a doctor if you have ongoing issues or concerns.

Why don't I feel wet anymore, will vagina dryness affect my sex life?

Yes, vaginal dryness might affect your sex life negatively. Along with, symptoms of vaginal dryness, you might experience pain and discomfort during sexual intercourse, vaginal burning, vaginal irritation and general discomfort in your daily life. 

Vaginal dryness could have a significant influence on your sex life. You might find yourself experiencing lower drive- concerned you won’t be able to lubricate or that the experience might be painful. 

You can still have a happy and healthy sex life even with vaginal dryness.  

Our lubricant pods are designed to help you do just that. They are specially and thoughtfully formulated - hygienic, spill-proof, allergen free and contamination-free. You will also find them warm, soothing and mess-free. 

How do I tell my partner about my vaginal dryness?

If you are engaging in sexual activities with a partner, sharing your experiences with vaginal dryness might be helpful, and you are not alone.

Studies have shown that 52% of women 

do not tell their partner about their painful experiences or anything wrong "down there".

 Often, the key to a healthy sex life with your partner is to communicate effectively. Share your concerns with the person you are intimate with and discuss what feels good and bad to each of you. 

If sex is important to your relationship, discussing with your partner can be extremely helpful. 

How long will vaginal dryness take to go away?

Vaginal dryness is a common problem among women, especially among women approaching menopause, yet 90% of these women leave it untreated. 

If vaginal dryness is left untreated, it can severely impact the quality of life and even go as far as making your daily life comfortable. 

Lubricants help reduce vaginal dryness.  To reduce friction during intimate activities, you can apply inside your vagina, on your partner or on a sex toy. 

If you find that lubricants seem to not be working for you, you may need to try others- or maybe speak to your healthcare practitioner. 

Does Vaginal dryness cause Urinary Tract Infections?

Yes, it does. Urinary Tract Infections occur as a result of untreated vaginal dryness. Often, urinary tract infections reoccur. 

It is important to know that seeing symptoms of urinary tract infections requires attention and treatment.  If left untreated or if you stop the medication early, this type of infection may lead to more serious infections.

Here's the bottom line:

It is important to know that women going through menopause or approaching menopause are not the only ones who experience vagina dryness, it is also experienced by women of all ages and life stages for a variety of reasons. 

Vaginal dryness can result from childbirth, breastfeeding, rigorous exercise, stress and even depression. 

Studies have shown that only 40% of women who experience vaginal dryness are women already going through menopause. 

Vaginal dryness is not your fault and it is nothing to be embarrassed about. 

Many women prefer not to speak out because they feel embarrassed.  

Always consider discussing any of your concerns with a physician or health care practitioner.   

Treating vaginal dryness isn't just about better sex, but also just feeling good. 

Do your best to treat it as soon as possible with current options or seek a consultation with a health care practitioner With treatment and attention, it can often be managed effectively. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to comment below or contact us via email, and we will answer your questions as soon as possible. 

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