Regular smokers often find that their senses of taste and smell will gradually fade. That results from the tar that coats their tongue and nasal passages. This may not be noticeable to a smoker until after he or she quits smoking and begins to notice changes in how foods taste and smell.
- Q Will my sense of smell go back to normal once I stop smoking?
- Q Can a woman reduce her cancer risk if she stops smoking?
- Q If I quit smoking but gain weight, won’t that be just as bad for my heart?
- Q Does smoking increase my risk for blindness and other problems?
- Q Is cigarette smoke an allergen?
- Q Does smoking increase my risk of circulatory disorders?