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Alternative Medicine for Digestive Issues Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Specialized needles can be used to stimulate points on the wrist, calf and chest to help people with GERD in something known as _____.

Question 2 2. What is the name of a hormone some people believe can help manage GERD?

Question 3 3. It's important for people with GERD to reduce stress, as stress could worsen symptoms. To that end, they can practice all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4.

Which of the following herbs have been proposed as alternative treatments for GERD?

I. Chamomile

II. Ginger root

III. Lemon balm

Question 5 5. GERD involves _____.

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Question 6 6. The function of the digestive system might be helped with an amino acid known as _____.

Question 7 7. People with celiac disease are negatively affected by _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following, found in fish oil, might help manage the inflammation found in celiac disease?

Question 9 9. Some people think that _____, microorganisms, might help keep their intestines healthy in celiac disease.

Question 10 10. Calcaria Carbonicum is a type of _____ some people use to treat celiac disease.

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Question 11 11. Individuals suffering from acid reflux have many treatment options to choose from, including _____.

Question 12 12. Ginger, baking soda, and acupuncture are _____.

Question 13 13. A patient complains of a sour taste in the back of his mouth after eating his meals. The medical provider further assesses the patient for acid reflux. The medical provider expects additional symptoms like _____.

Question 14 14. Acid reflux can accurately be described as _____.

Question 15 15. Your patient is recently diagnosed with acid reflux. They are upset to hear about this condition and feel overwhelmed by their treatment options. As their nurse, you _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an herb (a tropical plant, technically) whose juice might have anti-inflammatory properties that could help people with ulcerative colitis?

Question 17 17. Some people recommend a _____ diet for people with ulcerative colitis.

Question 18 18.

People with ulcerative colitis might want to avoid:

I. Milk

II. Coffee

III. Indian frankincense

Question 19 19.

Stress might worsen a person's ulcerative colitis symptoms. For stress relief, consider:

I. Yoga

II. Meditation

III. Breathing exercises

Question 20 20. Someone with ulcerative colitis might choose to take _____ for cramping.

Alternative Medicine for Digestive Issues Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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