Good home hygiene habits are essential and regular cleaning and ‘targeted disinfection’ of all surfaces that are regularly touched such as door handles, taps, switches and bin lids can help to reduce the spread of germs around the home.
There are many reasons why a person can develop dandruff. It might be due to yeast infection on the scalp, stress, nutritional deficiencies and improper use of hair products like dyes, gels, hair sprays, blower, hair iron and not shampooing regularly.
Bromhidrosis or body odor is the unpleasant smell caused by the mixing of perspiration or sweat and bacteria on the skin.
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating affects about two percent of the population. Often it is limited to certain body areas like the palms, soles, armpits, nose and groin.
Bad breath ranks on the list of social offenses among with flatulence and body odor. Most bad breath occurs when bacteria in the mouth break down proteins thus producing volatile sulfur compounds that make for foul smelling breath.
Research shows that 90% of bad breath comes from foul smelling gases produced by bacteria on the surface of the tongue.