I lost most of my sense of smell about 10 years ago, but I thought it was because I was taking zinc (to help avoid catching colds). Candles are harder to smell now, but I still can smell my lavender, thank goodness!
Sense of smell not lost on everything but can’t appreciate the outdoors smells like honeysuckle in bloom and other smells. Been that way for a while, probably never realized till my wife with hyper keen smell would ask my about some smell and I just shrugged my shoulders.
Had septoplasty and polypectomy about 6 weeks ago, hoping to regain some smell but will settle with better breathing.
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