loss of taste

loss of taste

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The Mayo Clinic says some loss of taste and smell is natural and can begin as early as age 60.
Neurotoxicity, usually characterized by peripheral neuropathies, loss of taste, seizures, leukoencephalopathy, reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS), and muscle cramps have been reported.
At the anticipated therapeutic doses of 50mg 100mg BID, BLU-5937 did not cause any loss of taste perception and only one subject out of 24 reported transient taste alteration.
A loss of taste can result in a loss of appetite, which can lead to inadequate food intake and malnourishment.
Loss of taste or ageusia - the ability to detect the five basic tastes of sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness and savouriness (umami) - is much rarer than loss of smell, but can reduce with age or as a result of neurological conditions such as stroke or epilepsy, reduced saliva flow and zinc deficiency, said Dr Sarah Brewer.
That loss of taste you're sensing could actually be a loss of smell.
Along with making meals disappointing, a loss of taste can cause some people to eat less, raising the risk of malnutrition and unhealthy weight loss.
The BM had the fewer flavors than SM; this may be caused by the loss of taste materials dissolved in water.
Some people might experience loss of taste when they contract the flu.
The identification difficulty with age is due more to the loss of olfaction than to the loss of taste (Murphy, 1989).
Side effects of ACE-inhibitors include cough, skin rashes, wheezing, deterioration of kidney function, increase in blood potassium levels, loss of taste and swelling.
"Since then I have developed many other symptoms including, walking difficulties, double vision and loss of taste and smell," he added.