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The website says many laryngectomees experience loss of smell and/or loss of taste, but these can return over time.
This tends to cause patients to have a very blocked nose, loss of smell and recurrent discharge from the nose.
Cats can develop temporary or permanent loss of smell from respiratory infections and permanent loss from trauma or cancer of the nasal structures.
Loss of smell was linked to a later diagnosis, a study found, and the worse the loss the bigger the risk.
August 30, 2017 -- In a mouse study designed to understand how chronic inflammation in sinusitis damages the sense of smell, scientists here were surprised to learn that the regeneration of olfactory tissue requires some of the same inflammatory processes and chemicals that create injury and loss of smell in the first place.
The motor symptoms are more often slowness and rigidity, accompanied with such non-motor indicators as insomnia, loss of smell and depression.
Nasal zinc preparations may cause a loss of smell and should be avoided.
Aging has long been linked with a decline in sensory function--for example, loss of smell is linked to cognitive decline, and may be an early warning sign of that decline, as well as a predictor of all-cause five-year mortality.
Her concerns are backed up by other recent research: in 2014, researchers found that total loss of smell predicted mortality better than a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or cancer, and a 2013 study associated hearing impairment with an increased risk of death.
Sulaiman Al-Habib Hospital in Qassim was able to remove a rare and massive brain tumor from a patient in her 60s suffering paralysis to the right side of her body, total loss of smell and continuous headache.
Both the Groups showed improvement in loss of smell, but Group B showed significant improvement.