Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Opinion Volume 4 Issue 6

Olfactory Training Therapy

Ukamaka Nwankwo*

Department of ENT, Evercare Hospital Lekki, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Ukamaka Nwankwo, Department of ENT, Evercare Hospital Lekki, Nigeria.

Received: May 13, 2022; Published: May 20, 2022

Olfactory function can be modified or altered by frequent exposure to odours [1]. The training of olfactory function is being used as a treatment modality in those with olfactory dysfunction as the olfactory pathway is retrained to recognise scents based on previous memories (neuroplasticity). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the incidence of olfactory dysfunction and various therapeutic options have been considered or advocated in those with lingering olfactory dysfunction.


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Citation: Ukamaka Nwankwo. “Olfactory Training Therapy".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.6 (2022): 53-54.


Copyright: © 2022 Ukamaka Nwankwo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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