What can help prevent vaginal dryness during menopause?

Staness Jonekos
Health Education
Among your treatment options are:
  • Bioadhesive lubricant, such as AstroGlide, can provide immediate
           relief. Replens, a vaginal moisturizer, may be applied twice a
           week. YES is another popular personal lubricant. Lubrication can
           offer vaginal protection and both are available over-the-
  • If vaginal dryness is your only menopause symptom, you may
           consider using an estradiol cream or tablets applied vaginally.
  • Low-dose hormone therapy may bring relief.
It is important to discuss vaginal dryness with your doctor to confirm that you are not suffering from a vaginal infection.

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