Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders

Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders

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Perseus Publishing
Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders is a unique collaboration between a doctor and a food consultant that both addresses the subject of smell and taste loss and provides food preparation tips and a special recipe section that will appeal to other senses and make food attractive again. This is a must-have reference book for all those living with smell and taste disorders.

The book covers the whole disorder including

  • How smell and taste work
  • Causes of smell and taste problems
  • Treatments
  • What you can expect when you visit a specialist
  • Recipes that will appeal to other senses and make food attractive again
  • First-person accounts of coping with this


Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders is the inaugural book in the series Neurology Now Books™ from the American Academy of Neurology. Inspired by Neurology Now®, the AAN’s leading neurologic patient information magazine, Neurology Now Books are written from a multidisciplinary approach, combining the expertise of a neurologist with other related experts and patients and caregivers. Each volume will provide the reader, with the most up-to-date information, answers to questions and concerns, and first-person accounts of others who are living with a neurologic disorder.

"Demos Health and the American Academy of Neurology Present a New Book for Patients with Smell and Taste Disorders

Over 200,000 people visit doctors each year for smell and taste problems. Since our ability to smell and taste decreases with age, up to 14 million Americans aged 55 and older may live with these disorders, undiagnosed. Smell and taste disorders affect a person's ability to enjoy food and drink and may result in decreased appetite, weight loss, and too much added sugar and salt in the diet. In severe cases they may lead to depression. Smell and taste problems can also interfere with personal safety, limiting the ability to notice smoke and potentially harmful chemicals and gases.

Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders is a unique collaboration between a doctor and a food consultant that both addresses the subject of smell and taste loss and provides food preparation tips and a special recipe section that will appeal to other senses and make food attractive again. This is a must-have reference book for all those living with smell and taste disorders.

The book covers the whole disorder including

  • How smell and taste work
  • Causes of smell and taste problems
  • Treatments
  • What you can expect when you visit a specialist
  • Recipes that will appeal to other senses and make food attractive again
  • First-person accounts of coping with this disorder

Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders is the inaugural book in the series Neurology Now Books from the American Academy of Neurology. Inspired by Neurology Now, the AAN's leading neurologic patient information magazine, Neurology Now Books are written from a multidisciplinary approach, combining the expertise of a neurologist with other related experts and patients and caregivers. Each volume will provide the reader with the most up-to-date information, answers to questions and concerns, and first-person accounts of others who are living with a neurologic disorder."

Book News
Devere, director of the Taste and Smell Disorder Clinic in Austin, Texas, and Calvert, a food consultant, team up to offer an overview of taste and smell disorders, including common causes, diagnostics, treatments, food preparation advice, and 36 recipes focused on the unique needs of this population. Written for individuals affected by these disorders, and their caregivers, this handbook features several anatomical diagrams, a glossary, and several appendixes with lists for suggested reading, Internet resources, and smell and taste clinics both in and outside the United States. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Springer Publishing
"Demos Health and the American Academy of Neurology Present a New Book for Patients with Smell and Taste Disorders

Over 200,000 people visit doctors each year for smell and taste problems. Since our ability to smell and taste decreases with age, up to 14 million Americans aged 55 and older may live with these disorders, undiagnosed. Smell and taste disorders affect a person's ability to enjoy food and drink and may result in decreased appetite, weight loss, and too much added sugar and salt in the diet. In severe cases they may lead to depression. Smell and taste problems can also interfere with personal safety, limiting the ability to notice smoke and potentially harmful chemicals and gases.

Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders is a unique collaboration between a doctor and a food consultant that both addresses the subject of smell and taste loss and provides food preparation tips and a special recipe section that will appeal to other senses and make food attractive again. This is a must-have reference book for all those living with smell and taste disorders.

The book covers the whole disorder including

  • How smell and taste work
  • Causes of smell and taste problems
  • Treatments
  • What you can expect when you visit a specialist
  • Recipes that will appeal to other senses and make food attractive again
  • First-person accounts of coping with this disorder

Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders is the inaugural book in the series Neurology Now Books from the American Academy of Neurology. Inspired by Neurology Now, the AAN's leading neurologic patient information magazine, Neurology Now Books are written from a multidisciplinary approach, combining the expertise of a neurologist with other related experts and patients and caregivers. Each volume will provide the reader with the most up-to-date information, answers to questions and concerns, and first-person accounts of others who are living with a neurologic disorder."



Publisher: New York : Demos Health ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed in North America by Publishers Group West, c2011
ISBN: 9781932603965
1932603964
Characteristics: xxi, 180 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Calvert, Marjorie

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