IT'S a painful condition that can cause itching and burning down there - enough to have any woman reading this firmly crossing their legs. Just when you thought you had enough to worry about after realising having a "depressed" vagina is a thing ; women are also at risk of vaginal atrophy. This is because the body produces less oestrogen than normal, which has a knock on effect on how the vaginal wall behaves. Vaginal atrophy can also occur in women who have had been treated for cancer, especially in those who have had hormone treatment for breast cancer , according to the Mayo Clinic. This might seem like enough to put you off having sex for good, but regular orgasms - from your partner or a bit of self love - can actually improve the nasty symptoms. And the key is the increased blood flow to your nether regions when you climax - it works almost like a "work out" down there.
Our lady parts have capabilities that are more than meets the eye, and can tell us a plethora about our sexual health. Like any other body part, our vagina is just another part of us, so it seems logical to get well acquainted with it. There are 8, nerve endings in the clitoris, while the penis only has 4, Vaginas are lined with ringed muscular ridges. This helps it expand when necessary, such as during intercourse or childbirth.
Vaginas are so mysterious and magical and infinite. By comparison, they seem that much more magnificent than penises, which are totally Not that I'm throwing shade! I, personally, am a big fan of penises. However, we're talking about how vaginas are awesome here, which frankly, gives us a lot more to discuss than we would if we were having a conversation about the many ways in which penises were amazing.