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am a 57 yr old female, gone thru menopause, started taking Garcenia Cambogia and Biotin supplements to help with hair and nails and lose weight a couple of months ago, I have developed a strong (Male like) underarm oder, even after showering and cleaninI

By Anonymous August 10, 2015 - 8:29am
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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Strong body odor can be embarrassing and a cause of frustration when it persists despite good hygiene.

I could not find any evidence that use of Garcenia Cambogia and Biotin would cause this problem.

The change in hormone levels associated with post-menopause could be the culprit. It appears that many women develop masculine sweat odor during menopause.


August 10, 2015 - 9:34am
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