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Five Questions About Anosmia 

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like when you would not be able to smell? Yet, we always take the sense of smell for granted until we can’t smell every day scents of cooking or perfumes.  When your sense of smell is compromised or altogether lost – a condition called anosmia – …

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Wine for Scent Therapy

Best Wine for Scent Therapy

The use of scented oils to improve health has been around for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians famously used scented oils, as did the Persians and Greeks. Flowers and herbs were cultivated for use in all aspects of life, from hygiene to cooking to spiritual and physical wellbeing. For every milestone in life, there was …

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Scents in Wine

Have you ever wondered whether a wine that smells of sun-ripened peaches came from a vineyard next to an orchard? Or whether the chalky note in an Old World wine sprang right from the soil into your glass?  Given how little we know about the mechanics of taste and smell, it’s understandable.  Science has taught …

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What Is Anosmia?

What Is Anosmia? Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Have you ever had a loss of smell and taste? You certainly might have had flu in which this happens. Often, we don’t appreciate our sense of taste or smell much until we lose it. This article will talk about anosmia, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment options. What Is Anosmia? Anosmia is a condition that …

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Understanding Anosmia and COVID-19

COVID-19. It has been more than a year that the world has encountered the novel coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2. Almost 86.5 million people have been infected with the virus with 1.87 million deaths. Ever since the virus had appeared on the face of the Earth, all the communities have been affected badly. The pandemic has not …

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The Psychological & Health Impact of Smell Loss

A well-functioning sense of smell is something that most of us take for granted until it’s lost. Many studies and researches have reported a decreased quality of life with temporary and permanent anosmia (the loss of smell). The first direct impact of anosmia is that people lose interest in food and eating. This can lead …

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COVID-19 and Smell

COVID-19 and the Loss of Smell

With the arrival of the Coronavirus in 2019, its symptoms weren’t specific and were discovered after it affected more and more people with time. CDC then listed loss of smell and taste as a symptom of COVID after observing many patients infected by Corona. (1) They weren’t sure about how long it would linger as …

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