Smell the mute sense

Your sense of smell is often called the mute sense because you experience memories and emotions without words. Normally the main neurological causes for a loss of smell are neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, however, it would now appear MS patients can also be affected. In a review of thousands of published articles the authors of this pre...

Do you smell like someone who has MS?

Barts-MS rose-tinted-odometer: ★★★★★ Did you know that because you have MS you are likely to have different odours on your breath compared to someone who doesn’t have MS? In other words, you have a characteristic MS smell.  Multiple sclerosis is usually referred to as a complex disease, i.e. it is caused by an interaction between genetic factors and the environment and bad luck. Some people have...



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