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Why is my sense of smell so sensitive?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A person's nose can detect up to 10,000 smells, without being smell-sensitive. In this video, Dr. Oz talks about why it is better to have too much smell than not enough. 


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