Author Topic: (Abst.) Change of olfactory function as marker of inflammatory activity and disability progression  (Read 16 times)

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Offline agate

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At least 10 years ago I noticed that I was no longer smelling smoke or other odors that I always was able to smell in the past. I can smell smoke if it's dense enough but most other people will detect the odor of smoke when I can't nowadays --and this goes for other odors as well.  Maybe this diminished sense of smell has some connection to MS. The abstract is from Multiple Sclerosis Journal (February 1, 2019; first published November 29, 2017) and is entitled "Change of olfactory function as a marker of inflammatory activity and disability progression in MS":


https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1352458517745724


There is mention of a "Sniffin' Sticks" test. More about it here:


https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1879729615001039







MS Speaks--online for 13 years

SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.

 

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