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Vaginal Dryness

By September 22, 2011 - 3:57pm
Sponsored By Vibrance Associates

By Editors, Red Hot Mamas


You are aging and your V-Zone is changing. Things are becoming a little drier, itchier and more easily irritated. Does this happen to everyone? Do you have vaginal atrophy? It is possible to have vaginal atrophy and not experience symptoms but many women with moderate to severe cases usually experience them.

As a matter of fact, an estimated 10% to 40% of postmenopausal women have symptoms related to vaginal atrophy. Symptoms can include vaginal dryness, burning, discharge, burning with urination, urgency with urination, more urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence, light bleeding after intercourse and/or discomfort with intercourse.Your vagina may feel smaller, shorter or narrower.Unlike other menopause symptoms like hot flashes, vaginal atrophy problems usually don’t subside over time.


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yay!!! I rated my first post :) glad to be a member at empowher.com I think women need more great resources like this!

what do you think about these vaginal lubricants and tightening creams? some of them are pretty cheap..


I was looking for something like this maybe..


But maybe I'll just make my own with herbs. any suggestions?

I'd like to see an article on DIY vaginal tightening cream :)

Thanks for sharing this great article!


October 12, 2011 - 3:55pm
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