How do I manage my hyposmia on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Hyposmia can affect your sense of taste, making food seem bland and less appealing. Make your food taste better with herbs and spices rather than salt and sugar. If your diet permits, use cheese, butter, toasted nuts, or olive oil to flavor your food. Also, make sure that you set up safety devices in your home, such as smoke detectors, to warn you of potential fires or gas leaks. Counseling can help you cope with the psychological implications of hyposmia.

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