The vagina is said to be a self-lubricating organ but there are times it can go dry.
Vaginal dryness occurs when there is decreased levels of estrogen which is the female hormone that keeps the lining of the vagina lubricated, thick, and elastic. Having a dry vajayjay can be disadvantageous because
Here are some reasons why you have a dry vagina;
1. You have reached menopause.
During menopause, your estrogen levels drop. According to a study done by Medical news today, it was revealed that 20 per cent of women get treatment for vaginal dryness.
2. You are breast-feeding.
When breastfeeding, your estrogen levels go down. This makes the vagina to lubricate less and any time you engage in sex it will be a painful experience.
3. You are on anti-depressants.
Some of these anti-depressants have side effects that can affect your sexual life. It affects your libido, vaginal dryness and gives you a hard time in reaching the big orgasm.
4. You are taking anti-histamines.
These are the drugs which treat allergic rhinitis and other allergies. There have side effects which can lead to vaginal dryness.
5. You have Sjorgen’s syndrome.
This is a condition that involves inflammation of the salivary and tears glands. The vagina contains tissue lining which can also be inflamed and lead to vaginal dryness.
6. You are undergoing cancer treatment which includes; chemotherapy. The radiation that is done
7. When your ovaries are removed for a surgical reason.