A recent study has shown that apart from many other things cigarettes tend
to dull the taste buds as well. The finding on smoking hazards seems to add into the dampening the taste buds by a great deal. The researchers on this field used electrical stimulation to find out the points out general metallic taste that comes over the tongue as a coating with regular cigarette smoking. This actually decreases the taste sensitivity of an individual. There was a study of 28 smokers who scored much less on average as against the non-smokers.