Parliamo della secchezza vaginale, d'accordo? Questa realtà frustrante e dolorosa colpisce il 70% delle donne ad un certo punto della loro vita e può iniziare già a 20 anni. Contrariamente alle credenze popolari, la menopausa non è l'unica causa. Lo stress, la contraccezione, il parto, l'allattamento al seno e persino gli antistaminici e la disidratazione possono causare secchezza vaginale. E per quanto riguarda i rapporti sessuali? Quando il tuo cuore dice una cosa, ma la tua vagina ne dice un'altra, le interruzioni indesiderate sono inevitabili. La secchezza vaginale non deve impedirti di essere te stessa o di vivere la tua intimità.


La causa della secchezza vaginale non è così scontata: diversi fattori possono influire sulla tua lubrificazione naturale. Queste domande ti possono aiutare a capire quali potrebbero essere.


Una buona idratazione non è importante solo per la tua salute generale, ma è importante anche per la tua salute vaginale e ti aiuterà a mantenere i tessuti lubrificati. Può esserti di aiuto, per prevenire i rapporti dolorosi o spiacevoli, aprirti con il tuo partner e cercare una soluzione al problema adatta a te. Oltre ai preliminari, il lubrificante giusto può aiutare a rendere l'intimità più piacevole per entrambi!


Let’s talk about vaginal dryness, shall we? Firstly, it’s more common than you think! Vaginal dryness has affected 70% of women at some point in their lives. And contrary to popular belief, menopause isn’t the only culprit. Dryness can start as early as your 20s. (Yikes!). Stress, birth control, antihistamines, childbirth, breastfeeding, and even dehydration can cause vaginal dryness. It may also be a symptom of vaginal atrophy, a condition in which vaginal tissues become thinner and more easily irritated. And what about sex? When your heart says one thing but your vagina says another, it’s a recipe for unwanted interruptions. Vaginal dryness doesn’t have to keep you from feeling like yourself or looking forward to intimacy.

Dr. O “How Do You Know That What You’re Feeling is Vaginal Dryness?”(3:51)

Gynecologist Dr. Althea O’Shaughnessy decodes vaginal dryness symptoms to help you better understand what could be causing you pain.

What causes vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness is typically linked to a drop in estrogen levels, which help lubricate and maintain the health of your vaginal walls. This drop causes internal and external vaginal tissue to become pale, thin, dry, and fragile, with a loss of secretions and elasticity. Estrogen levels can be impacted by birth control pills, stress, breastfeeding, childbirth, menopause, and perimenopause (the transition period before menopause). However, dryness isn’t only caused by a drop in estrogen levels; dehydration and antihistamines can contribute as well.

Is it normal for my vagina to be dry?

Yes, it is perfectly normal! 70% of women are affected by vaginal dryness at some point in their lives, and it can start as early as your 20s. Vaginal dryness is typically caused by a drop in estrogen levels, which are impacted by a number of factors from birth control pills and stress to childbirth and menopause.

How do I treat vaginal dryness?

Using lubricants before or during sex can help relieve dryness and prevent pain or discomfort. Moisturizing, pH balanced washes are also a great alternative to using washes that contain harsh chemicals, which can dry out your skin. And don’t forget, hydration is key! Drinking water helps ALL of your skin stay hydrated.

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