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How does hypogeusia affect my quality of life?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Hypogeusia reduces your ability to taste flavors and may make eating less enjoyable. Hypogeusia leads many into unhealthy eating habits, such as the consumption of too much sugar and salt. These habits can, in turn, contribute to chronic health problems, like heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, which can significantly damage quality of life. Flavorful, colorful, richly textured foods, as well as herbs and spices, can make eating with hypogeusia a more pleasant experience without compromising your good health and good mood.

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