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Causes Of Altered Taste
Loss of smell/taste: Anosmia which is loss of smell can be associated with medical conditions such as flu, Parkinson disease, stroke, head trauma, cerebral contusion, old age, Alzheimer, bells palsy, smell and taste are connected, if you cant smell you normally cannot taste. Spicy foods work. Condition may be dangerous because smoke cannot be detected. Olfactory nerve transmits smell,may be affected by tumor/trauma ...Read more
I know that taste buds can change, but what could cause things you love to eat/drink taste weird out of the blue?
What cld b cause of chronically inflamed taste buds over a 6 wk period? No change in sense of taste or smell, no odor, discoloration, or discharge
What will cause your taste buds to change ? For example , I use could eat hot foods now i eat hot foods my chest and stomach has a burning sensation.
Thyroid hormone..: Thyroid hormone is controlled by the hypothalamus, anterior pituitary gland, and thyroid gland. Thyroid hormone exerts negative feedback control over the hypothalamus and anterior pituitary to control the amounts of trh (thyroid releasing hormone) and TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) released. ...Read more
Many things: Early in life, the shape of the eye changes and this influences the refractive error and may lead to a possibility for glasses. Later in life, the lens changes and this can influence glasses prescription and may lead to the need for reading glasses at around the age of 40. Diseases of the eye (glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration.....) often develop later in life and can hurt visual performa. ...Read more
Taste and smell: Total loss of taste is somewhat uncomon, but has ties to our olfactory (sense of smell) system as well. A neurological condition can produce this symptom, sometimes head injuries or other conditions that impact the olfactory nerve. Some medds can cause changes in sense of taste or smell. If this symptom develops it woudl be wise to see you primary care doctor or maybe a neurologist asap. ...Read more
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