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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Altered Taste

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What could cause the sense of taste to change?

What could cause the sense of taste to change?

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

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What causes BP to change drastically and fast?

What causes BP to change drastically and fast?

Many things: Too many to list. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes thyroid levels to change?

What causes thyroid levels to change?

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

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What causes change in hormone levels?

What causes change in hormone levels?

Hormone levels: Environmental toxins and endocrine disrupters, stress, nutritional deficiencies and genetic factors can all lead to fluctuating levels of all of the hormones produced by the endocrine system at any given time. ...Read more

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What causes your eyesight to change?

What causes your eyesight to change?

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

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What could cause a rotten taste all the time?

What could cause a rotten taste all the time?

Several things: It could be gum disease, sinus infection, gastric problems, several large cavities. See your dentist now. ...Read more

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I have lost all taste. What could be the cause?

I have lost all taste. What could be the cause?

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