|Title||Painful Sex: 6 Ways to Relieve Vaginal Dryness|
|Publication Type||Web Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Access Date||Jan 9, 2013|
|Last Update Date||May 19, 2009|
|Keywords||painful sex, vagina pain|
I'm not surprised by a new survey showing that the majority of women over 50 who experience vaginal dryness don't feel comfortable talking to their doctors about it. The survey, sponsored by hormone therapy manufacturer Novo Nordisk, finds that 40 percent of post-menopausal women experience dryness and pain but that 7 out of 10 aren't seeking any advice from a gynecologist or family physician.