One of the roles of estrogen is to maintain the thickness of your vaginal wall. As your estrogen levels decline, your vaginal wall commonly begins thinning. The thinning of your vaginal wall can make it easy for your vagina to become irritated, and it can make intercourse painful.
Women going through menopause commonly complain of vaginal dryness. Estrogen plays a role of keeping the vagina lubricated crucial to sexual arousal and lubricated. Because of low estrogen, the vagina can become dry, thereby increasing the friction experienced during intercourse.
Firmness of Breasts
As a person ages, their body produces fewer reproductive hormones which contributes to changes in the shape and texture of the breasts. Low estrogen levels can cause the mammary glands to shrink and the connective tissue in the breast to lose its elasticity. These changes may make the breasts appear soft or flattened.