Sexuality and Physical Changes With Aging - Common Physical Changes in Women
changes take place after
menopause and are the result of decreased estrogen
levels. These changes can be altered if a woman is taking
- It may take longer for a woman to become
- The walls of the vagina become thinner and drier
and are more easily irritated during sexual intercourse.
may be somewhat shorter than they used to be, and the contractions experienced
during orgasm can be less intense.
Not all women experience these problems. Those who do can
experiment to find ways to enjoy sex despite these physical changes.