The subject of vaginal dryness is one that embarrasses many women and happens at some point in her life. It is a common thought that vaginal dryness is an issue only experienced by women who are nearing #menopause or who have undergone #hysterectomy or cancer prevention surgeries, but this is an issue that can be experienced by women of any age. #Vaginallubrication is often an initial sign of a woman’s sexual excitement, but the absence of natural lubrication isn’t necessarily an indication of a lack of sexual arousal.
Vaginal dryness is often a symptom of a deeper health issue. Physiological factors such as menopause and hysterectomies can lead to a drop in estrogen that can dry out the mucous membranes of the vagina. Other factors that may contribute to vaginal dryness are yeast overgrowth, diabetes over douching, the presence of STIs, overwork, stress and excessive exercise.
Many women suffer from reoccurring vaginal infections, which are not only painful but are also makes one uncomfortable. Infections in the vaginal area can be cured with the use of inner bark of slippery elm.
Slippery Elm provides a soothing effect on the food tract and the digestive system, making it effective for stomach ulcers. Other stomach problems like constipation and diarrhea can also be treated using elm extract.