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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2020, 09:39:07 PM »
I think itís COVID-19. Itís going around, and I hear itís catchy.
yeah so they say.      (Tested positive)
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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2020, 09:41:31 PM »
Never was able to :)
aaaand we found the real patient zero!
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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2020, 09:42:43 PM »
aaaand we found the real patient zero!
In that case I might have had it 3x :D

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2020, 12:06:01 PM »
Its been a month since the last post and I am wondering if anyone has any success with any treatments.

Unfortunately the list of formerly pleasant and now unpleasant foods has not seen any improvement, although its now seven months since recovery.

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2020, 01:54:42 PM »
Its been a month since the last post and I am wondering if anyone has any success with any treatments.

Unfortunately the list of formerly pleasant and now unpleasant foods has not seen any improvement, although its now seven months since recovery.
Zinc and Vitamin C have worked for our family to restore fully. Also heard toothpaste, but that must burn a bit up the nose.
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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2020, 02:30:45 PM »
Zinc and Vitamin C have worked for our family to restore fully. Also heard toothpaste, but that must burn a bit up the nose.

If I can ask personal questions (feel free to not answer or to respond via PM):

How old were the people who lost taste and smell?
How long after recovery from COVID did they start the zinc and vitamin c?

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #21 on: November 03, 2020, 04:04:05 PM »
Zinc and Vitamin C have worked for our family to restore fully. Also heard toothpaste, but that must burn a bit up the nose.
what dosage?

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #22 on: December 24, 2020, 10:05:02 PM »
Its been a month since the last post and I am wondering if anyone has any success with any treatments.

Unfortunately the list of formerly pleasant and now unpleasant foods has not seen any improvement, although its now seven months since recovery.

Zinc (25-50 mg per day) + quercetin

Was taking zinc for months and smell was getting better, but on a very small scale; way too slowly. Since I added quercetin, recovery picked up massive speed... Still have a way to go, but getting way better every day bH.

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #23 on: December 24, 2020, 11:48:04 PM »
Zinc (25-50 mg per day) + quercetin

Was taking zinc for months and smell was getting better, but on a very small scale; way too slowly. Since I added quercetin, recovery picked up massive speed... Still have a way to go, but getting way better every day bH.
That also sounds like what would have happened if it were improving with zero intervention, so how do you know zinc helped?
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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #24 on: December 25, 2020, 12:07:45 AM »
That also sounds like what would have happened if it were improving with zero intervention, so how do you know zinc helped?
I don't.
I don't know for sure.
What I can say is that I completely lost my sense of smell. Couldn't smell things burning right near me. Sniffed apple cider vinegar and felt nothing, when before that I would gag if someone opened the bottle a few feet away from me. In the beginning I took zinc for a bit, but stopped after a month or so. I was convinced that my sense of smell will come back on it's own eventually, just like my taste did. But when 4 months passed and I was still smelling zero, I started taking the zinc again. My smell started returning extremely slightly. I held on and hoped it would restore eventually. Added quercetin about 2-3 months ago and I see a much faster bigger difference than I did till now.
Could it be it's the passage of time? Could be.
But something about my pattern of stopping and restarting zinc, followed by the quercetin, and my sense returning makes me feel like the 2 are linked.

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #25 on: December 25, 2020, 12:29:30 AM »
I lost my taste and smell on chol hamoed sukkos. While I was sick I was taking zinc, vitamin c and quercitin.
I continued to take zinc a couple times a week and figured my smell would eventually come back. Taste came back like a week after sukkos but couldn't smell anything unless I put my face into it. I couldn't smell anything cooking, frying, burning, diapers, cleansers, etc.
I saw an instagram post from rabbishlomofarhi where he said that he took boswellia pills for 7 days and he got his smell back. I figured there is nothing to loose so I ordered them and started to take them like 2-3 days before Chanukah. Took 2-3 per day and by day 6 I started to smell! First day of Chanukah I couldn't smell any latkes frying but by the last day I walked into the house and I smelled exactly what was cooking! The day I started smelling felt so good! Was enjoying my co-workers grilled cheese smell and the others tuna smell..
I used the pill from the attached link https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TMQ3RW8?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share

Someone told me in the name of someone else that her herbalists said it can possibly cause cycle issues for woman so maybe ask your local vitamin store before recommending to females. 

Still trying to take it everyday but BH my smell is back, not sure if it's as strong as before but i am definitely aware of the smells around me.

Eta: instagram post that prompted me to buy it. https://www.instagram.com/p/CIWucNxpzVc/?igshid=1iwe2ezz0969u
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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #26 on: December 25, 2020, 01:28:51 AM »
Heard a lot of good things about Boswellia as well, ordered it but Amazon canceled. My smell is somewhat back but my taste is altered and most of my food tastes pretty bad, Iím hoping Boswellia can help for that as well.

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #27 on: December 25, 2020, 09:29:53 AM »
I had COVID back in March and lost my smell. It came back a few weeks later but definitely not the same, I would say at about 50% capacity.
I noticed that about 3 weeks ago I started smelling things strongly again. So it's been about 8 months and I feel like it's fully back now, no intervention on my part.

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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #28 on: December 25, 2020, 09:36:19 AM »
I had COVID back in March and lost my smell. It came back a few weeks later but definitely not the same, I would say at about 50% capacity.
I noticed that about 3 weeks ago I started smelling things strongly again. So it's been about 8 months and I feel like it's fully back now, no intervention on my part.

But if you would have taken zinc for two months after 6 months, you would have gotten it back quicker
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Re: Anosmia - solution/treatment
« Reply #29 on: December 25, 2020, 09:52:06 AM »
lost smell in march and took about 3 months to come back, only came back fully in the past few weeks though