GERD Symptoms Quiz

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What is a risk factor for developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Pregnancy

Which medication may cause or worsen gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Benzodiazepines

Which symptom is associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Chronic cough

What diagnostic procedure may be involved for diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in individuals who do not improve with simpler measures?

Gastroscopy

What lifestyle change is recommended for individuals with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Not lying down for three hours after eating

Study Notes

Risk Factors for GERD

  • Obesity is a risk factor for developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Medications Affecting GERD

  • NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) may cause or worsen gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Symptoms of GERD

  • Heartburn is a symptom associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Diagnostic Procedures for GERD

  • Endoscopy may be involved for diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in individuals who do not improve with simpler measures

Lifestyle Changes for GERD

  • Elevating the head of the bed 6-8 inches is a recommended lifestyle change for individuals with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Test your knowledge about the symptoms and complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) with this quiz. Learn about dental corrosion, dysphagia, heartburn, and other related symptoms.

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