The latest in our Q&A series looks at chronic rhinosinusitis and polyps. Our thanks to ENT Simon Gane, of the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London for taking the time to speak with us.
Why it is that a patient can feel they have absolutely no sense of smell, when in reality there is a glimmer of hope
Recovering from smell loss? What to do when you get a head cold
Is smell training for me? Here's a test.
An article about smell training and patient experience in ENT&Audiology News November NewsRound.
What do patients want? "Googling and FB groups should not have to be our go-to source of information". Our health care providers need to be better informed about life with smell loss.
Exploring better ways to smell train. How did the jar compare to the pen and the squeezy bottle?
A look at sensory scientists, and how they are trained to be discerning smellers and tasters.
For some, the problem with the nose is just the tip of the iceberg.
The story of rose, lemon, clove and eucalyptus and how they wound up in our smell training kits
Consultant Rhinologist Simon Gane of the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital talks about steroid use after smell loss.
We are asking Katherine Whitcroft, London based ENT surgeon and Research Fellow at the Technical University in Dresden about a paper she recently co-authored on Intranasal Vitamin A therapy for post-infectious smell loss.
A patient information sheet on smell and taste disorders, provided by Professor Thomas Hummel
An interview with Professor Thomas Hummel, leading scientist in smell and taste research and director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Smell and Taste at the Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden on the current state of smell loss treatment.
Cell biologist and Associate Director Nancy Rawson of the Monell Center for Olfactory Research in Philadelphia answers some questions about looking down the microscope for answers about smell loss.
Jars vs bottles? Cotton balls or perfumers' strips?
A bit of hand-holding when you are learning about smell training can be a good thing.
Learning how to describe smells is an important part of smell training.
Two sniffing techniques that help me get more information when I try to smell something.
How I made a little bit of my journey through the day into a smell training exercise.
I used to think there were no upsides to anosmia. Now I know better.
What's the most important part of smell training? Thinking about smell. Why comparing three things helps.
Learn about two different ways to smell, and how flavour is the combination of what happens on your tongue and in your nose.
Why smell training is in itself a mindfulness exercise
The three part method for smell training: Assess, Train, Take note.
What to do when you wake up and don't smell the coffee
A perfumery course helped me to understand the importance of smell training in my journey back from anosmia.
A guide to nasal rinse bottles
A guide to administering nose drops