6 Causes of Bad Body Odor

Already diligent in bathing and using deodorant, but the body still emits an unpleasant odor? In fact, the cause of body odor is not just because of excessive sweating, you know. Some people even still emit a bad odor despite spending all day in an air-conditioned room. Why is that? Here are some causes of body odor that you need to know.

In the medical world, body odor (BB) is also known as bromhidrosis. Although body odor often appears when the body is sweating a lot. But the real cause of body odor is bacteria. Human sweat is basically odorless. Body odor arises when bacteria in the body meet with sweat and convert sweat to acid. Bacteria that often cause body odor are anaerobic. This bacterium can multiply through sweat as its medium. Well, body odor appears as a result of the breakdown of keratin protein. By bacteria on the surface of your skin.

Apart from bacteria, there are several other factors that cause a person more at risk of having body odor:

1. Overweight or Obesity

People who are overweight or obese usually tend to have body odor. This is because fat people have many hidden pores in their body folds. The area is usually warm, steamy, and dark so that the bacteria that causes body odor can develop rapidly there. As a result, an unpleasant odor appears.

2. Infection

Infected skin can also cause body odor. Bacteria found in infected skin can produce sweaty berurea. Sweat is what ultimately causes unpleasant odors to appear. So, if there is a part of your skin that has an infection it should be addressed. Immediately so that microorganisms bacteria do not grow.

3. Foods consumed

Food and drinks that you consume can also affect the scent of your body, you know. The nutrients contained in food are good for health. However, certain foods also contain substances that can cause body odor.

Shallots, garlic, and curry are the most popular causes of body odor because they contain alisin. Broccoli, cabbage, brussels, and other vegetables. That is included in the cruciferous family, it can also make the sweat produced by the body smell bad. That is due to the sulfur and sulfide content contained in it.

4. Disease

Sometimes, the appearance of excessive sweating can also be a sign of certain diseases, one of them like diabetes. People with high levels of diabetes usually have difficulty controlling blood sugar levels. So to replace glucose, the body uses fat as a substitute fuel. Well, this process will produce acidic compounds in considerable amounts. In addition to diabetes, other diseases that can also cause BB include kidney failure. Low blood sugar levels, liver, and metabolic dysfunction.

5. Consumption of Certain Medicines

Some certain drugs have side effects, which makes the body produce excessive sweating when consumed. The causative drugs, body odor include antipsychotic drugs and antidepressants. Consuming excessive doses of aspirin and acetaminophen can also result in the production of excessive sweating.

6. Metabolism Disorders

Apart from illness, the problem of body odor that you experience can also be caused by trimethylaminuria. The condition of trimethylaminuria is a metabolic disorder. Which the body loses the ability to break down the hormone trimethylamine found in certain foods. This undivided hormone will then be excreted through sweat, urine, and breath. So that the sufferer will have a strong fishy odor.

Body odor due to trimethylaminuria cannot be overcome simply by bathing and using deodorant. The sufferer needs to avoid foods that contain trimethylamine, take antibiotics, and use sour soap to eliminate unpleasant odors.

Well, those are some of the factors that cause bad body odor. If you have other health problems, just ask the experts directly through the application. You can discuss all your complaints and ask for recommendations from your doctor via Video/Voice Call. And Chat anytime and anywhere.

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Dirty and Smelly, Fill in the Wallet Who Knew

Families who work as farmers are invisible less special to their children and most of them in general. Much more classy. And proud if parents can wear official uniforms bearing the logo of government institutions. Military, health, and others. Destiny was never announced at the beginning. That is why the beauty of the art of life is always full of mysteries. And is the secret of Allah Almighty.

Early on, a little offensive about the profession. There is absolutely no intention to suggest or stunt a person’s profession. However, I want to give a bit of happiness from the profession of a farmer who is identically dirty. Shoulder, and low educated.

Life of a Peasant Child

Born as a farmer child always feels synonymous with distress and concern. That’s what the authors feel since childhood.

On Sundays off, parents take them to the “matun” field (pulling grass). When school holidays arrive when it is time for “mbudak” (rice fragrant out of the stem) rice is ordered to wait for the rice to be eaten by birds. The hand holds the slingshot and the pocket of its contents is stone. And after the rice harvest is asked to help to dry. And to wait for the rice to be more or less four days. Not free and little to come work.

That is only a part of the little farmer’s work that the writer illustrates. Even though there are many other jobs. Such as “stretching” (planting corn/green beans/soybeans) in the fields/fields. Suctioning water to flow through the fields. To waiting for seeds at night so they are not eaten by rats.

Feeling confined and not as free as children in general. Again playing in the fields. Vacation in the fields then takes a bath in the river. Different and not as beautiful as when imagining a holiday of friends who are the same age whose parents work as employees. Departing on the schedule, in the morning can warming vehicles in the yard. Every month the salary has been transferred and when he has a pension fund.

Every week he goes to the shopping center. Toys on water rides that have slides and were to rinse. Even when on vacation at home. His hands do not hold slingshot with stones but hold PS sticks. And a collection of the latest games.

A striking difference that is still recorded clearly if the flashback to the back.

Before vs Now

Previously, farmers were still not familiar with the technology and civilization of the times. Hoe in the fields using a hoe for days. Matun (pulling grass) using your hands is also for days. Harvesting rice using ani-ani and or can also be dos (a traditional rice harvester that is nailed and rotated using a bicycle pedal).

At present hoeing to prepare new planting season land does not need to spend days using a hoe. There is a tractor that has only been able to flatten for 30 minutes. And the results are ready to be planted.

Matun, eliminating grass or weeds no longer requires a lot of people and using hands to clean the grass. Ally and ally plus (grass pesticides) are now available. Its use is also very easy. Pour the pesticide into the spray ladder and spray in the morning. In a period of five hours, the grass will wither by itself until it dies on the spot.

When the rice harvest season arrives, no need to use ani-ani ordos. There is already a modern rice harvester, a blower. This tool is the result of innovation from a workshop that uses diesel engines as its main power. And recently there has been a combined harvester (rice harvester). Produced by heavy equipment companies to answer the challenges of technological advances in agriculture.

It is these facilities which are increasingly here that make farmers. Especially the writer’s parents, feel helped and eager because they can cut time and ease the workload. So that it can develop and build life infrastructures. One of them is education.

Build Education from Agriculture

Parents who work as farmers, although experience and insight are not as extensive as those who work as non-farmers. Alhamdulillah, awareness in education is a top priority.

Still remember very well since childhood, parents especially fathers have the principle of “Tame Jina”. Meaning siji children, siji scholars mean every one child, one scholar. If you look at the condition of the first principle of the father. And his ideas are quite imposing and as if it were a patent. It was impossible to materialize.

If talking about mathematical calculations is definitely impossible. The income from farming only comes when the harvest arrives. Not to mention the production costs that have been incurred. And used again to prepare for the new planting period (MTB). Plus to support their daily needs (caring for three children) and care for farming.

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Variety of World Community Reactions to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Various public reactions emerged against the Covid-19 pandemic. Public places, schools, and offices are closed. Work obstructed. Event canceled.

No wonder the public considers the emergence of the coronavirus as a very harmful plague.

Even though Covid-19 has had a lot of negative impacts for most people. There are also some that show interesting responses.

The following are the various reactions and attitudes of the community towards Covid-19 which Glints have summarized.

1. Build Relationships Again

Quoted from Forbes, many people assume that the Covid-19 pandemic is able to encourage people to rebuild their relationships with others.

In previous days, someone might lose a lot of time to gather with family because they are too busy working.

There are also those who did not have time to greet their close relatives.

However, now many people have begun contacting people they had not previously met. Of course, that doesn’t mean visiting him physically, yes.

More people work from home which makes them relatively more free than usual.

The time available is utilized as well as possible to rebuild the relationship.

The relationship can be rebuilt through communication using video calls, chat, or other means.

2. Improved Earth Conditions

Other people’s reaction to Covid-19 is the emergence of the assumption that the condition of the earth is improving.

Prompt #DiRumahSaja makes the use of vehicles decrease dramatically followed by a drastic reduction in air pollution.

As for many school buildings and offices that are not operating, pollution is reduced.

The BBC writes, since the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, the water in the Venice canals has become cleaner. The skies are clean in major cities, and carbon emissions have declined sharply.

No one knows whether the improved condition of the earth will last long.

However, at least right now the earth is in far better condition than before.

3. Increased Social Soul

Covid-19 pandemic is an epidemic spreading throughout the world. This outbreak is of mutual concern.

Therefore, it is proper for everyone to look after each other. And support to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Various efforts have been made, such as distributing masks, basic necessities, and personal protective equipment (PPE) for those in need.

There are many ways to help others, one of which is through crowdfunding systems on various platforms.

Everyone can contribute a little fortune to help others who are struggling and affected by Covid-19.

4. Reflection

Most of the community routines changed dramatically when experiencing Covid-19 pandemic.

Usually, people spend a lot of time at school, campus, office, or the road. We can go to the gym, eat in restaurants, and watch movies.

However, at this time we really break away from our usual routine.

Many people assume that this is the right time to reflect on what, how, and why we carry out these routines.

This reflection can lead to the conclusion of what we will do after the Covid-19 pandemic is over.

5. Adaptation

Like it or not, everyone must try to adapt to the corona pandemic.

Some work from home (WFH), looking for new jobs, up to working 24 hours to handle Covid-19. Everything is done for survival.

No one knows how they will be after the pandemic ends.

But certainly, Covid-19 has trained humans to adapt to bad situations that had never been thought of before.

That is the 5th reaction of the people to the Covid-19 pandemic.

However, the reaction is, we must join hands in stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

We can also see our surroundings, is there anyone who is seriously affected by this pandemic?

Hopefully, the Covid-19 pandemic will pass soon.

If you want to discuss Covid-19 and career issues, you can join the Glints Community. It’s easy, you can sign up first here!

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