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Doctor insights on: I Work In A Smelly Workplace Will This Permanently Damage My Ability To Smell

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I don't know how to smell. About three years back my ability to smell went away.?

I don't know how to smell. About three years back my ability to smell went away.?

I would see: your doctor as soon as possible to be evaluated for this. Have you had any head trauma? There of course, are other things to consider. I just would not ignore it. ...Read more

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Why my ability to smell has reduced after giving up smoking? Thanks

Why my ability to smell has reduced after giving up smoking?  Thanks

Good question: One hypothesis is that extra secretions from the goblet cells that line your airway are now interfering with your smell by obstructing the olfactory neurons. Without the smoke to interfere they produce a lot more secretions which eventually quiet down. The good news is that i would expect it to improve with time and if not get it checked out. ...Read more

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Does fasting on antipsychotics inhibit there ability to work?

Does fasting on antipsychotics inhibit there ability to work?

some yes, not yours: But long-term starvation would. If you are fasting for religious purposes, then it is fine .If you have anorexia, please do not use this information as permission to abstain from eating. Some antipsychotics require food for absorption, but Haldol (haloperidol) and seroquel which you are taking do not.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will being on multiple drops to control glaucoma interfere with my ability to wear contacts during the day at work?

Will being on multiple drops to control glaucoma interfere with my ability to wear contacts during the day at work?

Sometimes: Topical medications for glaucoma usually can be instilled in the morning before contact lens insertion or in the evening after removal. However, topical glaucoma medications are notorious for causing superficial punctuate keratitis of the cornea resulting in contact lens intolerance and necessitating the discontinuation of contact lens use. Preservative free drops are available which can help. ...Read more

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I am suffering from bad concentration and memory and also very poor ability to catch multiple variables to put any action plan for situations or work?

I am suffering from bad concentration and memory and also very poor ability to catch multiple variables to put any action plan for situations or work?

See a pyschiatrist: Or a good clinical psychologist and try and learn why this is occurring. If you have any other symptoms or if this is quite recent you might want to see a neurologist first and make sore there is no organic etiology for this. ...Read more

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Is it true that dentures can permanently ruin your ability to taste food?

Is it true that dentures can permanently ruin your ability to taste food?

Dentures: It is true that dentures will mimic but can never replace your natural dentition. They may interfere with some taste sensation, but they won't permanently altering your taste buds. That's why you should consider dental implants. They closely resemble natural teeth and will improve your quality of life. Al the best... ...Read more

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How do I lessen the debilitating effects of plantar fasciitis on my ability to work?

How do I lessen the debilitating effects of plantar fasciitis on my ability to work?

NEED FOR SUPPORT!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possibe reasons (plantar fascitis leaps to mind) that you may have pain in the heels, but try arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers or total support (http://www.Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb) and otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve). If these don't help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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