Some investigations focus on a possible link between the frequency of aluminum-based antiperspirant usage, shaving underarms and the incidence of breast cancer.
A common home remedy involves soaking the affected body parts in home-brewed tea, which contains tannic acid, a natural antiperspirant.
Note that antiperspirants and deodorants are two different things completely - deodorant is formulated to mask odor, while antiperspirant blocks sweat.
Driclor is a strong antiperspirant used for treating hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating ).
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