Suffering from vaginal dryness

Written by Anonymous

Question : MY friend, who is 55, complains that her vagina is very dry, and that she is unable to have sex with her husband.

Answer : VAGINAL dryness refers to a lack of moisture ofrepparttar skin inrepparttar 149265 vulva and vagina. It usually results from an oestrogen deficiency, which causes thinning, shrinking ofrepparttar 149266 tissues ofrepparttar 149267 vagina and decreased lubrication.

However, it is a natural condition and can affect all women overrepparttar 149268 age of 18. Factors that may lead to oestrogen deficiency are pregnancy, childbirth, nursing, hysterectomy and use of fertility drugs. Emotional stress, rigorous exercise and fatigue can also cause vaginal dryness. About 10 to 40 per cent of women who've reached menopause suffer from vaginal dryness due to lower oestrogen levels.

The healthy vagina includes a small amount of bacteria and organisms. Whenrepparttar 149269 vaginal balance is disrupted byrepparttar 149270 overgrowth of these bacteria, another protective bacterium-lactobacilli is unable to perform its normal function. Sometimes sexual intercourse helps spread these anaerobic bacteria. Other things that can upsetrepparttar 149271 balance are antibiotics, diabetes, pregnancy, vaginal douching, wearing damp underwear, tight pants and synthetic pantyhose during hot weather, a poor diet and vaginal products (sprays, lubricants, steroids and birth control devices such as IUD).

A good urogenital health supplement to take is probiotics specially formulated for women's health. It helps to promote healthy vaginal flora. Look for a supplement that contains two clinically proven strains, Lactobacillus GR-1 and Lactobacillus RC-14 which have been shown in clinical trials to prevent urogenital problems in women.

Is ED an early symptom of Heart Disease?

Written by John Tailor

Men who suffer from sexual dysfunctions in bed are willing to get complete medical check ups done. Doctors say that erectile dysfunction can be an early indication of heart diseases like strokes and attacks in men. Erectile dysfunction isrepparttar lack of ability in men to attain an erection orrepparttar 149264 incapability to sustain it for longer periods.

Inrepparttar 149265 United States, most ofrepparttar 149266 heart diseases occur due to a condition called atherosclerosis,repparttar 149267 hardening of arteries. Atherosclerosis also causes erectile dysfunction in men. So, people who have problems pertaining to male impotence are at a higher risk for cardio vascular problems. Nearly half of men who fall inrepparttar 149268 age group of 45 to 65 suffer from ED. Poor dietary habits and lack of regular exercise patterns arerepparttar 149269 main causes, which influence impotence. Smoking also triggers heart problems and sexual dysfunctions in men. Patients with erectile dysfunction also tend to have higher blood levels of homocysteine, an amino acid marker for heart disease. Men should treat ED as a serious medical condition than an embarrassing social problem because it warns you about your weakening heart. You can know more about this problem by visiting this site

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