It’s natural for a woman’s vagina to be moist, providing an essential self-cleansing mechanism. Moisture usually increases before sex, but just like many best laid plans, your vagina may not want to play the game. This can be due to a number of psychological factors, but women may find they experience dryness after the menopause. This is due to the fall in oestrogen levels, which makes the vagina thinner and dryer. Extra lubrication is also lost as the glands produce fewer secretions. Fortunately, lubricating gels are available to ease dryness during sex; and for post-menopausal women there are oestrogen creams that can be effective. A bit of time and patience in the bedroom can also help…
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