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WHAT IS VAGINAL ATROPHY?
Vaginal atrophy, or vaginal aging, affects around 50 percent of menopausal and post-menopausal women. The walls of the vagina become thinner and the natural elasticity and blood supply are reduced. The protective mucosa of the vagina can lose hydration and thickness causing a loss of lubrication. The changes in the natural pH balance of the internal environment have detrimental effects on the function and health of the vagina.
WHAT ARE THE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL EFFECTS OF VAGINAL ATROPHY?
The symptoms of vaginal atrophy may or may not occur simultaneously and may be felt as:
The symptoms of vaginal atrophy can have both a physical and emotional impact on the patient, including affecting their intimate relationships.
PREVALENCE OF VAGINAL ATROPHY
Around half of menopausal and post-menopausal women are affected by vaginal atrophy will experience some or all of the symptoms listed above.
In addition, younger women who have used the Pill for prolonged periods, breastfeeding mothers and women who experienced traumatic delivery and severe perineal repair and scarring may also experience these symptoms.