body odor


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body odor

A foul smell usually related to sweat emanating from someone. Ew, you need to shower—you reek of body odor!
See also: body, odor
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Thus, shaving armpits regularly could stop body odor from smelling.
(5,6) However, whether silica supplements protect against the development of dementia has yet to be determined, but this is a small sample of research (1-6) that conclusively supports avoiding the use of any product containing aluminum, including antiperspirants, for reducing perspiration-induced body odors. If you apply anything to the skin, keep in mind there is no liver organ to filter, metabolize, and convert harmful substances to a less toxic form.
Chemical cues released by Litopenaeus vannamei, elicit changes in their ingestion behavior; food ingestion rises with increasing body odor concentration.
One reason, she speculated, may be that voice and body odor are more dependent on fluctuating levels of adult testosterone than on pre-natal testosterone.
About one-third of patients received nonpsychiatric treatment for the perceived odor "but in no case did this treatment diminish the worry about the perceived body odor."
Because there are some medical conditions where body odor might be a symptom, you should avoid asking the employee directly if she has a health problem.
"It decreases productivity if a person working for you has an offensive body odor because those affected spend work time talking about it," says Dansby Davis.
A woman's father--or at least his human leukocyte antigen (HLA) type--has a lot of influence on whether she likes a man's body odor, University of Chicago researchers report.
The bro-brah emits an eye-watering stench of patchouli oil, barely masking his prodigious body odor. There is usually a goatee or some other form of stylized face fungus.
Fresh sweat on a clean body doesn't produce body odor. It needs time to grow a crop of bacteria for that distinctive smell to arise.
Pregnant women also have a higher average body temperature than nonpregnant women, causing them to sweat more easily and emit a stronger body odor, the study said.
Shiseido revised its sales target upward on the grounds that recent media publicity about the body odor of middle-aged and older men is making them very conscious of it.
So he was sent back to the last stop on the line for crazy old soldiers: to sterile wards smelling of urine, talcum powder, body odor, and antiseptic; to colorless day rooms rimmed with gaunt and disheveled old men in stained and tattered hospital pajamas, who sit in wheelchairs and do nothing all day; to televisions blaring staff favorites--soap operas and MTV.
Distribution of the company's products--which are formulated with minerals and prebiotics to eliminate body odor without harmful chemicals--has expanded to Costco.com and H-E-B, and a prebiotic-based feminine hygiene line is in development for another major retailer.
They were also required to wear armpit pads for 12 hours to collect body odor.