Our expert says:
There are many reasons ranging from medical to psychological to physiological. Depending on the womens age she may be experiencing some dryness due to the onset of menopause which occurs as a result of decreased oestrogen levels. Psychological factors include, stress, anxiety, partner or relationship problems, previous abuse etc. Medical conditions can include thyroid disorders, radiation therapy, diabetes mellitus, hypertension etc. Certain medication may also cause dryness as a side effect. It is wise to start off by excluding any medical conditions (visit gp or gynaecologist) and than to tackle any contributing pscyological issues
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