|This quiz not intended for the diagnosis
of any medical condition or as a replacement for personalized medical
care by a doctor. All of the symptoms below may be caused by other
conditions. If you have any concerns regarding your health, please
consult a physician.
Do you frequently experience
a burning sensation behind the breastbone radiating up to the neck area?
Do the above symptoms ever
wake you up at night?
Do you have a bitter, acid
taste in your mouth more than twice a week?
Have you had difficulty in
swallowing or a feeling of food being "stuck" in your throat during the
Do you frequently have a cough
or wheezing without symptoms of a cold or other respiratory problem?
Do you frequently have hoarseness
or a sore throat?
Do you take over-the-counter
antacids (Tums, Rolaids, Maalox, Mylanta, Tagamet, Pepcid, Zantac) more
than twice a week?
If you answered "Yes" to 2 or more of the above questions, you may
have GERD. Please see your personal physician or a Gastroenterologist
for further evaluation.