How can your taste and smell change after stroke?
- not be able to taste things as well as you did before, so flavours may not be as obvious or strong
- get a salty, bad or metallic taste in your mouth
- lose your sense of taste completely.
- not be able to smell things as well as you did before, so smells may not be as strong
- become oversensitive to smell, so that smells become really strong
- have a distorted sense of smell
- lose your sense of smell completely.