Yes ali, loss of sense of smell and taste are very common in pwp. I do not know why. Perhaps you could try asking your asking your carer to add something spicy eg wostershire or tobasco sauce to your meals?
the prob is with me ab is i suffer with acid reflux and anything spicey sets it off ,im on meds for it ,this is why im wonderin wot i can do now,sorry i should of rote bout the reflux first ab .but thanks for offerin to help me,if u think of anything else i would appreciate it
i had some cumberland sassages last nite,and yet agin hardly anything to taste,i rember the real good taste so much ,and when eatern erm imagine itbefore reflux came along beci used to put spices on food for me etc,just to give things a bit of more of a twang,but now im afraid spice is no longer used for me,soy sauce also sets it off as well,had a pot noodle yesturday and the little sachet in it of soy sauce set me chest off as well,looks like it just some thing got to put up with ,along with other pd probs we are finding along our travels.carer has said to me though when she at work she obversley speaks to many other clients,and she will ask some other people that she nows who has pd ,or reflux by it self for ideas,u never no do ya
tabasco , paprika, curry, whisky on yr ice cream, brandy in yr custard, black pepper, salt, chillies, put hot and cold things together so hot damson crumble with ice cream, cold chocolate torte with hot custard,
There are a lot of spices that add flavour but not heat, cumin, coriander, turmeric etc which, if you can not eat food containing chilli may be ok for you. My son can not eat chilli as it gives him migraine but he can eat food including spices that do not include chilli.