Body Odor

Body Odor:  smells we give off from certain areas of our body.  Armpit, groin, and feet are the primary target for bad body odor.

Cause:  most common caused by a combination of perspiration and bacteria.

If you want to learn how to fight body odor remember that sometimes what you eat can impart an odor, certain food and spices such as; garlic, fish, cumin, and curry can remain in your body's excretions and secretions for several hours after eating these type of food.

Poor hygiene (not taking showers, staying in dirty clothes)

Symptoms:

Foul odor
Unpleasant smell
If you are not sure you have body odor, ask a friend

Treatment:

When looking for methods on how to fight body odor, the most basic way to hold body odor at bay is to use soap and water, scrub particularly in those areas of the body that tends to smell, such as; armpit and groin.

Deodorant soap hinder the return of bacteria which is why this makes an excellent choice when looking for ways on how to fight body odor.

You may need to shower in the AM and PM because your sweat glands and bacteria both work during the night as well as the day.

Wear clean cloths, using natural fabrics such as cotton which absorbs perspiration better than synthetic materials.

Antibacterial surgical scrub or antiperspirants - for perspiration

Simple methods for people who are looking how to fight body odor yet are allergic to deoderants/antiperspirants - try using a topical antibiotic cream (as your doctor or pharmacist - they are sold over the counter)

Try bathing with a couple cups of tomato juice - usually 15 minutes

For exceptionally strong body odor - an electronic device called Drionic, plugs up overactive sweat ducts and keep them plugged for up to six weeks.

Ask your doctor or dermatologist for other tips teaching you how to fight body odor.

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