The symptoms of vaginal atrophy (VA) can have a significant effect on women’s quality of life, particularly in relation to painful sex after the menopause, with some women saying they feel ‘old’, ‘less sexy’ and ‘not themselves’. VA symptoms may also interfere with aspects of everyday life, including sleep, exercise, what you wear and general enjoyment of life.
This all gets wrapped up in our relationships, and emotional well-being and self-esteem for both women and their partners. It can be difficult to talk about, hard to address and create tension. But Gina relieves vaginal dryness to help make sex less uncomfortable.
When a thousand postmenopausal women were surveyed there were some surprising results*
said VA affected intimacy
said VA affected sexual satisfaction
said VA impacted sexual spontaneity
said VA affected their relationship
Despite the physical, emotional, and psychological impact of VA, many women remain reluctant to discuss symptoms with a doctor. However, treating VA helps improve vaginal symptoms and so can improve women’s quality of life.
Gina is now available to purchase in pharmacies and online, so it’s easy and discreet to effectively treat the cause of vaginal dryness after the menopause.
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