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Explain how the following lifestyle changes will help to reduce the symptoms of  

Gastro-oesophageal-reflux

disease 

 (GORD) Explain how the following lifestyle changes will help to reduce the symptoms of GORD by relating them to the pathophysiology of GORD 

 

a) Reduce obesity 

 

b) Elevate the bed head (15 - 20cm)  

 

c) Reduce smoking, coffee and alcohol intake 

 

d) Avoid bending/stooping 

 

e) Avoid fatty foods and chocolate 

 

f) Avoid big meals at night (2 - 3 hours before bedtime)  

 

g) Avoid tight clothing 

by relating them to the pathophysiology of GORD 

 

a) Reduce obesity 

 

b) Elevate the bed head (15 - 20cm)  

 

c) Reduce smoking, coffee and alcohol intake 

 

d) Avoid bending/stooping 

 

e) Avoid fatty foods and chocolate 

 

f) Avoid big meals at night (2 - 3 hours before bedtime)  

 

g) Avoid tight clothing 

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