Hormones and Vaginal Atrophy


Vaginal atrophy, also called VVA or vulvovaginal atrophy, is a condition in which the lining of the vagina becomes thinner and drier. The updated term for this condition is genito-urinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). It can lead to a number of vaginal and urinary tract problems, especially for older women during and after menopause.

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