One of the most important things that almost every human being has is five senses. It is so natural to hear sounds, to see this world, to smell scents, to taste food and to feel touches, so people don't appreciate such a great gift until they lose it. Probably, the most precious senses are hearing, sight and touch. Yet, life also can't be full, when person isn't able to smell or taste things. This article will describe the sense of smell and everything that you don't know about it. Studies show that smell is one of the first senses that appeared in organisms a long time ago. Unfortunately, people thinks that smell is not that important sense, but they don't understand that it also play very important role in life of every person.
First of all, when person, for some, reason, doesn't have this sense, he/she also start having problems with taste. It was proved that there are products that taste almost the same, but thanks to your nose, it is possible to distinguish them. In addition smell helps to detect various dangerous things like fire or gas. You may not see these things, but you will be able to smell this specific odour, to identify such dangerous situation. It also is able to help you notice spoiled or poisoned products. There are some other interesting facts that people don't know about this sense. Lately it was proved that almost every human being can smell about trillion different scents. Earlier people thought that they are able to distinguish only about ten thousands scents.
Another interesting information is that people are able to smell fear and disgust. If you wonder, how it is possible, you need to know that when some person feels disgust or fear, he/she sweats and it is possible to smell this odour. Another research proved that women smell better, than men. There are a few possible reasons for that, but the most probable is that this ability helps them to understand babies much better. There is another fact about this sense. If people start losing smell, it may be a signal of an illness, like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Another study states that people, who have decrease in feeling scents, will probably die in the next five years. Yet, this is not always true, because there a lot of factors that can cause the loss of smell. Now, you see how it is important in human life and how convenient it is to be able to smell different scents. Moreover, it is also very pleasant and satisfying, because there odours that people like and they can influence on people's mood, changing it for better.
One of the most important things that almost every human being has is five senses. It is so natural to hear sounds, to see this world, to smell scents, to taste food and to feel touches, so people don't appreciate such a great gift until they lose it. Probably, the most precious senses are hearing, sight and touch.