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Brain injury - lost sense of smell and taste and cant sleep
Hi all should I be concerned CARL58 since his brain injury gradually he's lost all sense of taste & smell does anyone know if this is common.he would only drink tea never coffee but of late will only drink decafe coffee now hates tea GP puts it down to medication as he's on 24 tablets aday but I can't agree with that as 6mths ago he was on that amount of meds he's on another 4 tablets aday making it 28.he says everything tastes the same of nothing there's a few other changes like never sleeps for more than 20 mins to 30mins in any 24hrs GP puts that down to severe insomnia but won't give any sleeping tablet's. To aid sleep. have tried herbal remedies,calomile,lavender.,tried Himalayan salt lamp.tried all CDs for relaxation and sleep nothing works or am I over reacting jen