I always prided myself on my keen sense of smell. However, I have noticed in the past year or two (I was diagnosed with PD in 2015), my sense of smell is not so sharp any more. I was recently in a store that had a huge display of lavender products. The woman standing next to me remarked on how beautiful the scent was. I could not smell a thing! However, when I went home, I took out my vial of lavender essential oil and Hallelujah, I could smell it! So, it appears as though my sense of smell may come and go. Another ‘little loss’ attributed to this disease of loss. Have you experienced a loss of smell due to PD? If so, what scent do you miss the most?
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