Using Too Much Perfume = Depression?

It’s been reported by scientists in Tel Aviv University that applying too much perfume may be a sign of depression. “Our scientific findings suggest that women who are depressed are also losing their sense of smell, and may overcompensate by using more perfume,” claimed a medical team member of Tel Aviv University. The article goes into how depression may be caused by biological factors and aromatherapy may improve depression.

I personally haven’t been around too many depressed people so it’s hard for me to relate to this finding. However, there are those instances where I’ll be stuck in an elevator with someone doused in perfume and they didn’t appear depressed at all. Another interesting note is that it doesn’t mention anything about men being affected by fragrances.

Read more at the ScienceDaily.

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