taste disorder

taste disorder

Neurology An inability to perceive different flavors Etiology Neurologic defects, poor oral hygiene, gum disease, hepatitis, drugs, chemotherapy
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In addition, older people are more likely to prefer sweet and starchy foods and less protein because of a taste disorder related to zinc deficiency.
A common taste disorder is the phantom taste perception where an unpleasant taste lingers in your mouth.
Long-term follow-up results of electrogustometry and subjective taste disorder after middle ear surgery.
Other findings include: u 71pc of people say tripe is disgusting, while 58pc cannot stomach snails; u School dinners have a lot to answer for - nearly a third of those surveyed hate tapioca and sago; u Lychees are the most unpopular fruit; u Around 7pc of people suffer from a smell or taste disorder, meaning they hate the taste or smell of foods that most people find pleasant; u Most of the foods on the list are animal products but tofu, or soya bean curd, is at number 13; u Everyone is born with a sweet tooth, said University of Washington nutritional expert Professor Adam Drewnowski.
If a particular medication causes smell or taste disorder, the problem can be eliminated by simply discontinuing or changing the medicine.
Furthermore, an additional indication of Z-103 (Promac([R])) for taste disorder, Z-360 for pancreatic cancer and Z-208 for hepatocellular carcinoma are under development.
Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders
The most common other adverse events were gastrointestinal symptoms (including diarrhea, nausea, anorexia, vomiting and constipation); fatigue; chills; and taste disorders.
ZYBAN (anti-smoking): Fever, chest pain, increased blood pressure, insomnia, tremor, concentration disturbance, headache, dizziness, depression, confusion, agitation, anxiety, dry mouth, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, rash, pruritus, sweating, tinnitus, visual disturbance, taste disorders.
Humans can detect from 1,000 to 10,000 different smells, but we're laggards in this respect; a dog can be ``up to a thousand times more sensitive to smell than a person,'' says Daniel Kurtz, director of the Smell and Taste Disorders Clinic in Syracuse, N.
Not quite, says Dan Kurtz, director of the Smell and Taste Disorders Clinic at the State University of New York at Syracuse.
Under certain conditions, these bacteria initiate the production of the Volatile Sulfur Compounds found in Bad Breath and Taste Disorders.