British researchers said that people who have lost their sense of smell after infection with the Corona virus can restore it using nose drops that contain vitamin A, and the partial or complete loss of smell is one of the signs that an individual is infected with corona, but the condition can be long-term. Also, with approximately 5% of COVID-19 patients not recovering their sense of smell after one year of infection.
According to a report by the “Times of India” website, a team from the University of East Anglia conducted a 12-week experiment, in treating people with loss of smell with nasal drops containing nutrients, the experiment is based on a German study showing the potential benefits of the vitamin, the new study, will explore how this works Treatment to help repair nasal tissue damaged by viruses.
The team hopes that the treatment could one day help improve the lives of millions around the world who suffer from anosmia, by restoring their fifth sense. The trial will begin recruiting participants in December..
Vitamin A helps support the body’s immune system as well as maintain healthy skin and the lining of body parts such as the nose. Good sources of the vitamin include cheese, eggs, oily fish, and liver..
However, researchers said that eating too much vitamin A in the diet could be harmful to your bone health later in life. Up to a year to return.
The study, which was published in JAMA Network Open , that Corona patients did not regain their sense of smell at all in that period, with no time frame on when or whether they could return..