COTTON V@GINA: Science Claims That Smoking Weed Gives Girls This

Published on May 10, 2015

Maybe this explains why Miley Cyrus is so angry all the time.

It’s a phenomenon that’s been dubbed the “cotton vagina” in urban dictionaries and been brought to light on internet forums.

But up until now there has been very little expert opinion on the urban myth that smoking weed, just like allergies to medicines, can dry out the vagina.

Writing for Vice, Sophie Saint Thomas spoke to Dr Julie Holland, author of must-read Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You’re Taking, the Sleep You’re Missing, the Sex You’re Not Having and What’s Really Making You Crazy, about the reported side effect.

When asked whether vaginal dryness was linked to marijuana use, just like dry mouth, Dr Holland said: “Exactly like dry mouth. It’s the same thing. It’s the drying of the mucus membranes.

“Now not all pot is going to give you dry mouth, but if you have had a strain that is giving you dry mouth, it will also make you more dry [down there].”

Read more: UK Mirror