There is a great deal of focus on men’s sexual dysfunction, but for women there is a lot less attention.
The reality is that over 15% of women between the ages of 19-50 will experience vaginal health problems that affect their ability to enjoy pleasurable sex.
For a woman, when sex becomes painful, their sex drive diminishes. In some cases, women will end up abstaining from sex altogether.
These sex life problems caused by pain can have some
What happens to
a women when they stop having sex?
Sexual desire is normal for women of all ages, and the inability to engage in pleasurable sex has an emotional and physical effect on the body.
But what does a lack of sex do to a woman’s health and mental state?
If you don’t have sex with your partner often, it can make you both feel less connected to each other. which can mean you don’t talk about your feelings much or get a lot of support in managing day-to-day stressors.
On top of this, sex makes your body release hormones. During sex, oxytocin and endorphins are released which can help you manage the effects of stress. Oxytocin also has the added benefit of helping you sleep. A lack of sex can make you more tired and stressed.
Some studies have shown that people who have sex often are better at recalling memories. There are also signs that sex can help your brain grow neurons and work better in general.
Engaging in regular sex can help your body fight off illness, and less sex might lead to more colds and the like. A higher level of sexual activity can increase Immunoglobulin A, which plays an important role in your immune system.
Sometimes, these symptoms become so uncomfortable that women with these symptoms avoid having sex, which can make it worse.
What Can Be Done to Reduce Pain During Sex?
The more conventional solutions for painful intercouse will include lubricants, moisturizers, or low-dose estrogen.
With help from treatments such as the diVa laser, a lot of the issues related to vaginal pain can be reduced or reversed.
diVa therapy (also known as a Hybrid Fractional Laser) targets the epithelial tissue layer to stimulate collagen, elasticity and blood flow.
diVa is an in-office procedure, and takes three to five minutes. It produces almost no discomfort, and is performed under local anesthesia by a doctor.
Most women will notice positive difference after only a single treatment, but for optimal results, three treatments are recommended one month apart.
The true benefits of increased sex are well worth the short term treatments and cost, with many women reporting that the diVa treatment has completely changed their lives.
Interested in learning more about diVa Vaginal Rejuvination? Dr Ryan McWhorter and his team have been helping women to overcome vaginal pain and improve vaginal health for over 15 years. Contact our office today for a confidential discussion about your challenges, and to see how we can help you.