Why is silicone lubricant a better option to treat vaginal dryness?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Vaginal dryness is widely prevalent among aging women, and is a notorious libido killer. The common treatment, petroleum-based lubricant, is often gloppy and sticky. A silicone lubricant is a slicker alternative to dealing with dryness. It’s less messy and lasts longer. With prices starting as low as $10, this is a simple and affordable solution.

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