A popular Mexican fitfluencer and bodybuilder tragically died July 7 following evidently going through a botched procedure to cure her profuse perspiration.
Odalis Santos Mena, 23 — who routinely uploaded photos of her ripped physique to her 147,000 Instagram followers — was reportedly recruited by the SkinPiel clinic in Guadalajara to encourage a breakthrough antiperspirant procedure known as MiraDry.
The process purportedly combated surplus underarm sweat by employing heat electrical power to get rid of sweat glands, therefore mitigating human body odor and even cutting down armpit hair.
Having said that, the endorsement stunt went horrifically awry when she suffered cardiac arrest after becoming anesthetized. Mena died soon thereafter, when the clinic’s workers had been unable to revive her through CPR.
Enamored of the so-identified as antiperspirant panacea, Mena had reportedly promoted MiraDry on social media with assurances that the “no sweat” cure was safe and successful.
Law enforcement have due to the fact introduced an investigation, with subsequent reports attributing her dying to negligence stemming from the anesthesia reportedly staying administered by someone who was not a trained anesthesiologist.
Meanwhile, coroners have chalked up her death to a mixture of the anesthesia and a steroid Mena was getting, a thing the SkinPiel clinic claimed it was unaware of at the time.
The freak accident marks a tragic conclusion for the youthful musclewoman, who routinely took element in bodybuilding competitions, most notably winning the 2019 Overlook and Mr. Hercules title, as very well as the Wellness Conditioning Juvenile contest just in advance of she died, in accordance to the Sun. She was reportedly also studying for a diploma in nutrition.
Mena’s death despatched shockwaves throughout social media with the Insta star’s own trainer and boyfriend, Victor Gomez Carreno, reportedly posting on his non-public Instagram account:
“‘Your steps in life, echo in eternity,” he wrote. “I will get you with me forever limited, it makes no perception to produce here what I sense in my coronary heart @odalis_sm, I enjoy you.”