Cant Taste Your Favourite Food? Loss Of Taste- Causes And Treatment

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Loss of taste or lack of taste means the absence of taste while eating. By saying the loss of taste, it means the loss of taste buds. Loss of taste causes the mouth to have a metallic taste or a ‘bad taste’. You might not want to eat your food because you lack taste buds. There are various causes of loss of taste and there are different treatments available for them. It is a temporary condition. There can be a partial or a complete loss of taste. It is not common to lose the taste sensation completely. 

The medical term for complete loss of taste, which is very rare is called Ageusia and temporary loss of taste is called Dysgeusia. It is caused by hiatus of the transfer of taste sensations to the brain cells. Your brain does not respond to the taste sensations which causes a loss of taste buds.

Loss of taste can also be described as an overpowering and typically unpleasant taste…

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