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Fishy odors usually mean there is an infection which would require a visit to the doctor so that they can prescribe you simple antibiotics. Musky odors are just a result of sweat after physical activity. Metallic scents are caused by traces of blood after your period. Yeasty, bready smells usually signal a yeast infection. These changes in odor help you keep track of your reproductive health.
Just like women, men too have their share of health issues ranging from hair loss to prostate cancer. While there are some serious issues...
Commercial deodorants contain potential carcinogens like aluminum and parabens. Switch to coconut oil deodorant because it is free of chemicals and kills bacteria, which reduces odor in the armpits. Using dry powders will soak up moisture and sweat. To make the deodorant, mix equal parts coconut oil, cornstarch or arrowroot, and baking soda. For extra drying power, add more cornstarch or charcoal powder.
All of us try our best to stay squeaky-clean. We have dozens of bottles of shampoos and soaps in our bathrooms, carry hand sanitizer...
Preparing for a romantic weekend getaway with your better half or planning to go on a lovely dinner date? The way you smell can make all the difference between you being irresistible and downright repulsive. Fortunately, maintaining a healthy diet and including a few natural foods like tomatoes, citrus fruits, and fenugreek in your meals can go a long way in helping you smell great and improving your overall appearance.
When sweat mixes with the bacteria on your skin, it smells. Genes and personal hygiene play a part. But according to a new study, diet also matters. A high intake of fruit and veggies had a significant link to pleasant odors. There were mixed results with meat and fat, and the specifics weren’t mentioned. High intakes of eggs and tofu had positive results. Interestingly, eating garlic improves body odor, even though it causes bad breath.
The vagina secretes many different kinds of fluids through the day and most times, this is completely normal. However, if you notice your vaginal...
Borax can remove tough stains from your clothes. Tiles or hardwood, borax makes an excellent floor cleaner. You could use borax to clean pretty much anything like kitchen faucets, table tops, home appliances, stoves, or bath tubs. Clogged drains can be super frustrating. But borax can clear up that mess by breaking it down. Borax is a well-known remedy to get rid of nasty bugs around the house.
The deodorants that we use on a daily basis contain toxic chemicals. The toxins could cause skin irritation and imbalance the pH levels. Instead, opt for natural alternatives, such as baking soda, lemon juice, and coconut oil. They are organic, safe, inexpensive, and efficiently fight body odor!
The natural process of sweating is often looked upon as an embarrassing occurrence. Sweating flushes out the toxins through the skin that can otherwise pose a threat to one's health. Sweating also regulates body temperature and maintain homeostasis. On the negative side, excessive sweating can lead to dehydration, especially in young children. Likewise, sweat that smells very bad can often be an indicator of a more serious illness.
Mosquitoes are attracted to specific body odors. Interestingly enough, genetics might play a role. Identical twins have a higher correlation with mosquito attractiveness, while non-identical twins do not. While research on this concept is ongoing, until then, use natural repellents like lemon eucalyptus, eucalyptus, and peppermint oils. These options are safer than DEET, which has adverse side effects like skin irritation, redness, and breathing trouble.
Body odor or Bromhidrosis is a very unpleasant problem that no one wants to have. It makes you so self-conscious that you cannot even have a...
Odors in the house especially the kitchen can be difficult to deal with. Using apple cider vinegar, coffee grounds or lemon juice can keep the odor away and make your house smell fresh. Onions can also absorb the musty smell from your room or basement. Green tea leaves, vanilla extract and baking soda can eliminate odor from shoes, fridge or your room.
Itchiness, unpleasant odors, abnormal bleeding, discolored discharge, pain during intercourse, dryness, skin abnormalities and burning are some ways that tell you that your vagina isn't as healthy as it can be. The vagina has a delicate pH balance. You can keep it healthy by avoiding harsh soaps that upset this balance. You also need to get annual checkups with the gynecologist after the age of 20.
Vaginal odor causes embarrassment and discomfort. Vaginal odor usually occurs because of an infection or due to other diseases. Whatever the cause, it must not be ignored and must be treated. It may also cause soreness, itchiness and may adversely affect the relationship with your partner. A mild vaginal odor is normal, but, a strong, fishy odor must be treated immediately.