The truth revealed: Is THIS silent symptom a sign of a brain tumour or stroke?

The truth revealed: Is THIS silent symptom a sign of a brain tumour or stroke?
 

In fact, smelling phantom smells is regularly linked to brain tumours, or even a symptom of a stroke - a serious, life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.
The medical term for imaginary odours is ‘phantosmia’, but can also be described as an ‘olfactory hallucination’.
Experts have sought to work out why the phenomenon occurs and what it could mean.
Adam Simon, GP and chief medical officer at PushDoctor.co.uk, said: “There are a number of possible causes for phantosmia, and it can be easy to jump to the scariest conclusion.
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27 September 2016 in Health, Views: 46
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