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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Steinbach, S; Hundt, W; Zahnert, T 
Title:
[The sense of smell in daily life] 
Abstract:
An intact olfactory system affects all areas of life including the creation of new life, partner selection, daily hygiene, food intake, and the perception of danger from gas and smoke. The olfactory system is most effective from adolescence to middle age. With advancing age the regeneration of olfactory receptor cells decreases, often resulting in an increasing loss of smell. Functional anosmia affects 5% of the general population and 10% of those over 65. Therefore, olfactory dysfunctions are n...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Laryngorhinootologie 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
87 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
657-68; quiz 669-72 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0935-8943 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik