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August 15, 2023

It’s Respiratory Reflux Quiz Time

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This quiz is harder than the last one that you may want to take. Write down your answers as you go; they are at the bottom of the post

1. If you have acid reflux, what is the best soft drink choice?

A. Gatorade

B. Seltzer

C. Pepsi

D. 7-Up

E. None of the above

2. The acidity of stomach acid and most soft drinks is?

A. pH 1

B. pH 3

C. pH 5

D. pH 7

E. pH 9

3. Which is the most acidic?

A. Lime

B. Orange

C. Tomato

D. Raspberry

E. Pomegranate

4. What is the most serious complication of PPIs like Prilosec and Nexium?

A. Esophageal bleeding

B. Sudden death

C. Duodenal ulcer

D. Grand mal seizures

E. None of the above

5. All of the following are reflux trigger foods EXCEPT?

A. Garlic

B. Cashews

C. Alcohol

D. Ginger

E. Lemon

6. Which produces the most tissue damage from reflux?

A. Acid

B. Pepsin

C. Trypsin

D. Gastrixin

E. Acid & Pepsin

7. All of the following are symptoms of respiratory reflux EXCEPT?

A. Coughing

B. Indigestion

C. Post-nasal drip

D. Shortness of breath

E. Difficulty swallowing

8. What is the downside of alkaline water?

A. Decreased digestive flora

B. Not enough stomach acid

C. Decreases bone density

D. Prostate problems

E. None of the above

9. The vagus nerve innervates (runs) all of the following EXCEPT?

A. Digestive system

B. Respiratory system

C. Diaphragm

D. Kidneys

E. Heart

10. Which exercise is NOT recommended if you have respiratory reflux?

A. Tai chi

B. Walking

C. Planking

D. Elliptical trainer

E. Water aerobics

Answers Below

QUIZ ANSWERS: 1. E, 2. B, 3. A, 4. B, 5. D, 6. E, 7. B, 8. E, 9. C ,10. C

For more information about acid reflux diagnosis and treatment, see my books on Amazon: Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure and Dr. Koufman’s Acid Reflux Diet. And if you would like to schedule a virtual consultation with me, you can book online.

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