Influencer Dies Seeking Treatment for Underarm Sweating (WebMD.com)

July 30, 2021

Odalis Santos Mena, a 23-year-old social media influencer, athlete, bodybuilder, and fitness competitor, recently died of cardiac arrest while seeking treatment for underarm sweating.

The condition, called underarm hyperhidrosis, was being treated at a “wellness center” in Mexico. Mena was to have a miraDry treatment, which, while expensive, is known to be a safe and effective procedure.

Adam Friedman, MD, a professor and chair of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains what this procedure entails and reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to your health.

Read the full story at WebMD.com.

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