A woman's physical well-being is also important. Being sexually active with a partner or through masturbation helps maintain vaginal health. And having regular sexual intercourse helps preserve vaginal elasticity and keeps vaginal tissues from shrinking.
Some physical risk factors include a current or long-term history
Exhaustion, often from round-the-clock care of
a baby or small children and/or parenting and having a job.
hormonal changes linked to pregnancy, recovery from pregnancy,
menopause, or aging.