Vaginal dryness or vaginal atrophy is common and can be a distressing condition which women may experience as a result of menopause.
Most women between the ages of 48 and 55 years old will experience menopause. The average age is 50 years old.
Is an uncomfortable problem with physical and psychological consequences that can have a deleterious impact of the patient’s quality of life
- 30-60% of women seeking treatment for menopausal symptoms report vaginal dryness and incidence increases with the duration of menopause.
- However, vaginal dryness can be experienced during times of stress, whilst breastfeeding or as a side effect of certain medications.