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Welcome to your Healthy Gut Module 6 Quiz

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1. The adrenal glands
a) Are not connected to the HPA axis
b) Produce glucocorticoids that suppress the immune system
c) Are stimulated by CHR
d) None of the above

2.    Inflammation
a)    Is stimulated by LPS
b)    Is present during stress when people suffer from depression
c)    Stimulates cortisol production when it is increased
d)    All of the above

3.    Which of the following stabilizes blood, sugar and supports the adrenals, liver and kidneys?
a)    Ashwaganda
b)    Rhodiola
c)    Schizandra
d)    Cordyceps

4.    Meditation:
a)    Helps intestinal disorders that have no know cause
b)    Does not lower stress levels
c)    And mindfulness have the same method
d)    None of the above

5. The adrenal cortex
a)    Is essential for life
b)    Produces hormones that are essential to life
c)    Produces adrenaline
d)    Produces noradrenaline

6. Mindfulness is about focusing on:
a) Blocking all thoughts from the mind
b) Living in the moment
c) Banishing all negative thoughts
d) Planning for the future

7. Microbes in the gastrointestinal tract:
a)    Are able to makes us crave they need to survive
b)    Manipulate us to feel anxious and depressed
c)    Manipulate us to eat specific foods to keep their number strong
d)    A and B are correct
e)    All are correct

8. According to mindfulness, if something is bothering you should:
a) Ignore it and focus on something else
b) Work at removing the problem
c) Move towards it – do not avoid it
d) Talk to a friend

9. Which of the following is true?
a)    Scent receptors are localized to the nose and mouth
b)    Short chain fatty acids can lock onto scent receptor sites
c)    A good sense of smell is linked to good health
d)    A and B are correct
e)    B and C are correct

10: Essential Oils
a)    Are another name for essential fatty acids
b)    Contain polyphenols
c)    Such as peppermint oil are not effective for SIBO
d)    Such as lavender stimulate the adrenal glands

11. Cytokine production
a)    IL6 and TNFalpha are necessary for nonREM sleep
b)    IL-1 and TNF Alpha are essential for REM sleep
c)    IL-1 and TNF Alpha are essential for nonREM sleep
d)    None of the above

12. Exercise
a)    Is helpful for lowering inflammation in the body
b)    Is helpful for lower cortisol levels
c)    Cause dysbiosis
d)    Prevent free radical damage

13. Estrogen dominance
a)    Refers to excess estrogen in the body
b)    Leads to conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, PMS
c)    Refers to an imbalance in the ratio testosterone and estrogen
d)    All of the above

14. Excess estrogen is only a problem
a)    When there is a failure to excrete it from the body
b)    When there is not a corresponding amount of progesterone
c)    When there is not a corresponding amount of testosterone and progesterone
d)    None of the above

15. Which of the following is true?
a)    Methionine stimulate bile flow
b)    Bile conjugates carry toxins from the liver
c)    Calcium d’glucorate aids estrogen detoxification
d)    All of the above

16. Which of the following is true?
a)    Estrogen is damaging to the intestinal wall lining
b)    Testosterone helps healing of the intestinal wall lining
c)    Progesterone aids the tight junctions
d)    None of the above

17. Probiotics help during cancer treatment
a)    Fewer breaks in treatment
b)    Fewer side effects
c)    Avoiding secondary complications
d)    All of the above
e)    None of the above

18. Which of the following has been show to help with Oral cancer?
a) L. Salivarius Pen
b) L. Salivarius Ren
c) L. Rhamnosus GG
d) L . Bulgaricus 207

19. Mucositis is a condition of:
a) Lack of production of mucus to protect the lining
b) Too much mucus in the stool
c) Inflammation and ulcerations in the mouth
d) Damage to the muscles of the intestinal lining

20. Which of the following have been found to be helpful in Diarrhea during cancer treatment:
a) L. Acidophilus
b) VSL-3
c) L. Rhamnosus
d) All of the above
e) None of above

21. Which of the following helps convert T4  to T3?
a) Intestinal sulfatase
b) Bile metabolites
c) iodothyronine deiodinase
d) A and C
e) All of the above

22. Which of the following is true?
a) All cases of hypothyroidism are Hashimoto’s
b) Constipation causes SIBO
c) Leaky gut causes autoimmunity
d)Thyroid hormones affect immune function