smell disorder

smell disorder

Neurology The inability to perceive odors; it may be temporary–eg, cold or swelling or blockage of nasal passages, or permanent–eg, damage to olfactory system–eg, brain injury, tumor, disease, chronic rhinitis
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As a neurologist who has a smell disorder, it was really important to me that we create recipes and give trusted advice so people can reconnect with the pleasure of food again, especially around the summer barbecue season," said DeVere.
Devere, director of the Taste and Smell Disorder Clinic in Austin, Texas, and Calvert, a food consultant, team up to offer an overview of taste and smell disorders, including common causes, diagnostics, treatments, food preparation advice, and 36 recipes focused on the unique needs of this population.
Smell disorders such as anosmia are more common than we think, studies say.