If you're not having regular sex with a partner, it's essential keep your vagina happy and healthy with masturbation. So in order to avoid the above effects of lack of sex, make sure you're getting some as soon as you're ready. You may see changes in premenstrual symptoms.
If you're a little nervous diving back in, take your time, use lube, and wait until your arousal levels are high before sliding anything inside," says Dr. Here are some of the crazy things that happen to your body when you stop having sex for a while.