Test Your GERD Knowledge

  • In gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), acid leaks out of your stomach into your food pipe.

  • Which is not a common symptom of GERD?

  • Which medicines can make GERD worse?

  • GERD rarely occurs in children.

  • If your GERD is mild, you may not need testing.

  • Antacids are the only over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that help with GERD.

  • To prevent GERD symptoms at night:

  • GERD symptoms may improve if you avoid:

  • You can prevent heartburn by exercising right after meals.

  • You should call your doctor if you notice which if the following symptoms?

  • Surgery can repair the leak between the stomach and esophagus.