Control Body Odor Naturally

Most people are able to control their body odor, or BO, with a simple application of under arm deodorant. But for others, controlling BO can be a challenge. It can be an embarrassing problem to suffer from and is often caused by over active sweat glands or hyperhidrosis, though metabolic issues can also affect both the scent and frequency of sweating and body odor. It can also be a symptom of a disease such as diabetes, lung problems, high blood pressure, anxiety and tuberculosis.


How do I know if have excessive sweating problems?

  • Unexplained, excessive sweating
  • Weight loss
  • Night sweats
  • Cold hands


How can I prevent bad body odor?

  • Tackle any primary health concerns such as diabetes.
  • Seek help for any psychological issues such as high anxiety.
  • Bath frequently; up to twice a day, and use gentle, unscented soaps
  • Wash your clothes every time you wear them.
  • Practice relaxation techniques.
  • Quit smoking.


How can I treat bad body odor?

  • Chlorophyll supplements can help to reduce body odor.
  • Use baking soda or talcum powder under your arms to help combat sweat.
  • Spritz with a little white vinegar to help control the scent before you put on deodorant.
  • Wear loose fitting cotton clothing that helps keep you dry and cool.
  • Drink water. It helps flush toxins that can cause bad smells out of the body.
  • Limit red meats. They are hard to digest and can release toxins that may be released through the skin.
  • Get lots of fiber to help regulate your bowels.
  • Avoid spicy foods.
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