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November 18, 2017

Head colds, upper respiratory infections and some practical advice

by Chris Kelly, Founder, AbScent 


Cold and flu season is upon us. If there is one thing that gives patients who have experienced smell loss a bad case of the jitters it's a head cold. However long you have been nursing this recovery sense of smell--whether two months or 10 years--you hold your breath and pray that this new cold is not going to dash your hopes and put you back to square one.

I want to start with the reassurance. In most cases of head colds, you will come out fine at the other end. But here are a few pointers, many of which are just common sense, but they bear repeating. 

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