Vaginal Dryness is a common problem affecting many women in their lifetime. Generally, the problem of vaginal dryness surfaces during or after menopause but younger women are also not left out from this problem. On an average 17% of women between age group of 18 yrs and 50 yrs fall victim to Vaginal Dryness, however it affects almost 35% of women in age group of 50yrs to 60yrs. First thing which you should know about vaginal dryness is that you are not alone suffering from this common condition and encourage you to take the first steps towards regaining your sexual confidence and quality of life.
The hormonal change like decrease in estrogen causes the vaginal dryness which is a sign of thinning and inflammation of the vaginal walls. This often makes intercourse painful and many women experience stinging or itching around the vaginal opening. As per the study 16% of women experiences pain during intercourse which is due dryness or less moisture.  There are number of factors which cause acute vaginal dryness in younger women.
You may experience vaginal dryness during sex because you are not sexually aroused. And it can be due to lack of foreplay or psychological reasons such as stress or exhausted. Other reasons for vaginal dryness in younger women can be associated to hygiene products such as feminine sprays and harsh soaps, swimming pool and hot tub chemicals and some washing powders. If you are under medication or therapy like allergy, cold medications or antidepressants, these therapy or medical condition can also dry out mucous membranes, including vaginal tissues.
In younger women, vaginal dryness is also linked to breastfeeding mothers or those who have had a hysterectomy or those who have received chemotherapy.

There are several women who face the problems related to vaginal dryness but they don’t express or share it as they feel embarrassed to talk to their partners, friends and even doctors about it. Undoubtedly it affects the quality of sexual life with the partner therefore rather than suffering in silence it is good to share and find a solution. There is some high quality product like Everteen vaginal gel, available in the market which helps in reducing vaginal dryness effectively and brings back the moisture in the vagina resulting into lubrication. The regular use of Everteen, Vaginal Gel, can help women in getting rid of vaginal dryness (irrespective of age-young or post menopause) and make their sexual experience more pleasurable.