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What Is GERD? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

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Which statement best describes the definition of acid reflux?

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1. Which of the statement is INCORRECT when describing the function of the lower esophagus sphincter?

2. Which of the following actions can contribute to the LES malfunctioning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

GERD, or gastrointestinal reflux disease, affects stomach contents and the esophagus creating acid reflux. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of this disease by asking questions about its triggers and symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you about these aspects of the disease:

  • Food triggers
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Symptoms
  • Lifestyle choices that impact GERD

Skills Practiced

These study skills will be practiced during the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the lower esophagus sphincter
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of foods that may contribute to GERD

Additional Learning

Further your knowledge of GERD by reviewing the accompanying lesson called What is GERD? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment, which will detail:

  • Definition
  • Causes
  • Symptoms of GERD
  • Various types of medications that may be used as treatment
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