Vaginal atrophy typically occurs after women reach menopause. Because women's bodies produce less estrogen as they age, their vaginas can become dry and inelastic in a condition known as vaginal atrophy. Vaginal atrophy can make sex painful and difficult, but even women who do not regularly engage in sexual intercourse can find the sensation of vaginal atrophy troubling. Fortunately, OB-GYN doctors are trained to help women manage this condition. Here are some vaginal atrophy treatments that can help women overcome the symptoms of vaginal atrophy.