Tumors and Cancer
Many common types of tumorous growths can affect your smell or taste by blocking the olfactory area or destroying the smell and taste area of your nose. If you are experiencing smell loss, a Sentidos Smell Test Kit can help you identify what scents you are unable to detect and even help to recover them through smell training.
Sentidos Smell Loss Detection Test is a reliable and accurate test for anyone concerned about or experiencing a loss of olfactory function. It is a thoroughly tested and researched olfactory assessment. The test kit that includes 12 scented waxes, multiple choice answer sheet, and user instructions and is easily self-administered in 10-15 minutes.
Loss of Smell and Tumors
Most common types of tumorous growths that affect your smell or taste by blocking the olfactory area or destroying the smell and taste area of your nose:
Meningiomas (the most common brain tumor in adult population).
Olfactory neuroblastoma AKA esthesioneuroblastoma.
Smell training via smell test kits can help the smell pathways to start to regenerate and recover. Throughout your smell training, Sentidos Smell Tests Kits can help track any improvements as they occur.
Tumors as a Cause of Loss of Smell
People found to have cancers experience changes in their senses of taste and smell for various reasons.
“Olfactory groove meningiomas grow along the nerves that run between the brain and the nose, the nerves allow you to smell. They can become large without causing significant neurological deficits or evidence of increased intracranial pressure. Loss of smell can often be the only symptom”
Olfactory Groove and Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.columbianeurosurgery.org/conditions/olfactory-groove-and-sphenoid-wing-meningiomas/