Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. The food that we swallow travels through the tube called the   .

  2. Certain cells in the stomach that release acid to help digest food are called   .

  3. The   is also meant to pinch securely around the esophagus.

  4.   is caused when food splashes up occasionally into the esophagus.

  5. A   is the hole in the esophagus.

  6. When part of the stomach bulges through the hiatus it is known as a hiatal   .


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you suffer from acid reflux or GERD? What did you do to treat either?

  2. Do you refrain from eating some foods? Which ones and why?

  3. Why is it important to have a healthy diet?


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