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Volume 14 Issue 4 - 2022
COVID-19 Smell, and Taste Loss can be Restored Using Bitter Tasting Herbs: Deep Nerve Stimulation as a New Medical Hypothesis
Ahed J Khatib1,2*
1Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
2International Mariinskaya Academy, Department of Medicine and Critical Care, Department of Philosophy, Academician Secretary of the Department of Sociology, Irbid, Jordan
*Corresponding Author: Ahed J Khatib, Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.
Received: March 15, 2022; Published: March 29, 2022




Abstract

The loss of smell and taste has reported as a serious problem among patients with COVID-19. No exact causes have been identified to explain this phenomenon. A recent study has found a genetic link that may explain the phenomenon. The main aim of this study was to establish a new medical hypothesis to explain the occurrence and treatment of this problem. We have previously found that if patients with COVID-19 and loss of smell and taste can restore both smell and taste by the intake of bitter tasting herbs such as Ammi visnaga. Many patients have restored lost smell and taste associated with COVID-19 using Ammi visnaga within 1 - 3 days. We think that neurological involvement is beyond the phenomenon and deep nerve stimulation is the reason beyond restoring lost smell and taste sensation. Taken together, our new medical hypothesis can be stated as: “Deep nerve stimulation can restore both smell and taste sensation”.

Keywords: Smell; Taste; COVID-19; Stimulation; Genetic Link; Nerve

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Citation: Ahed J Khatib. ““COVID-19 Smell, and Taste Loss can be Restored Using Bitter Tasting Herbs: Deep Nerve Stimulation as a New Medical Hypothesis”. EC Neurology 14.4 (2022): 14-16.

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