Menopause is known for its hot flashes, the sweats, weight gain, and mood changes. But what about vaginal dryness?
Vulvovaginal atrophy commonly occurs during menopause, and its symptoms include irritated tissue, lack of lubrication, pain with urination, and pain with intercourse. These symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy occur in as many as 45% of post-menopausal women. And yet, the majority of post-menopausal women feel uncomfortable discussing their symptoms with their healthcare providers.
Vulvovaginal atrophy significantly affects many women, altering their relationships and quality of life. In recognition of this, the North