lost of taste

goldyJanuary 3, 2013

How do you get your taste buds back?I can only taste sweets.

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cookie8

Have you tried a cleanse diet for a month to re-balance your body?

    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 8:28AM
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enjoyingspring

I have had the same problem for the past 2 years. I had a bad virus and it killed the nerves for the sense of taste and smell. It is called ANOSMIS. It is very rare that these senses come back.

    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 4:16PM
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goldy

I went on line and looked up'anosmis" and they mention smell but said nothing about taste.Do you think I still have hope? Ihad a stroke two months ago and I have been tasteless since.All I can taste is sweet and sourer

    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 7:41PM
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enjoyingspring

Ususally when you can't smell you can't taste either. I can only taste sweet and sour too.

Do you still have your sense of "smell"???

    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 4:44AM
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goldy

I still have smell but no taste.

    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 12:26PM
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enjoyingspring

Has your doctor said anything about it coming back, since you had a stroke maybe it is just a matter of time and it will come back.

    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 8:14PM
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enjoyingspring

Has your doctor said anything about it coming back, since you had a stroke maybe it is just a matter of time and it will come back.

    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 8:15PM
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d0ug

Do you have silver fillings in your teeth. If so they will release mercury and mercury will destroy nerve cells.

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 4:14PM
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goldy

no d0ug I have false upper and lower.I had a stroke .In just a few hours my life completely changed.I can walk good but real slow.The only great change was lost of taste.Only sweet and sour.

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 7:45PM
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enjoyingspring

Here is a link that may be helpful to you.

Since I have lost my sense of smell and taste I only eat foods that I remember the taste of, that seems to help me.

Here is a link that might be useful: Loss of Taste

    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 11:49AM
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goldy

enjoysring Ithankyou for your website.It will be most helpful

    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 7:32PM
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lorlynmonti

This might help also http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/smelltaste/pages/taste.aspx . I wish I could help you. I haven't experience loss of taste and I'm curious how hard it is.

Here is a link that might be useful: internal medicine

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 3:18AM
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vieja_gw

lost my very acute sense of smell after fall to back of skull/concussion (oddly, 'taste' ok!). Dr. had me try zinc & vit. B injections. For whatever reason, I now most of it has come back but not nearly as good as before. I believe 'taste' is the term for sweet,sour, bitter (& another that escapes me ... ? salty) on our tongue & I never lost that but yes, flavor which I think is a combination of taste & smell was lost for me during that time. Can you smell things ok yet though? We don't realize how precious these things are until we lose them!

    Bookmark   March 3, 2013 at 9:25PM
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