Due to hectic and busy schedule, Mr. Singh started taking junk food in the lunch break and slowly became habitual of eating food irregularly to excel in his field. One day during meeting he felt severe chest pain and fell down. Mr. Khanna, a close friend of Mr. Singh. took him to doctor immediately. The doctor diagnosed that Mr. Singh was suffering from acidity and prescribed some medicines. Mr. Khanna advised him to eat home made food and change his lifestyle by doing yoga, meditation and some physical exercise. Mr. Singh followed his friend’s advice and after few days he started feeling better. After reading the above passage, answer the following :
(i) What are the values (at least two) displayed by Mr. Khanna ?
(ii) What are antacids ? Give one example.
(iii) Would it be advisable to take antacids for a long period of time ? Give reason. (3)
(i) Caring nature, supportive, aware ( or any other two suitable values) (1/2,1/2)mark
(ii)Antacids are the medicines used to control acidity in stomach. Ex – mixture of aluminium and magnesium hydroxide / sodium hydrogen carbonate / Zantac / Ranitidine (1,1/2)mark
(or any other suitable example)
(iii)No, Excessive antacid can make the stomach alkaline and trigger the production of more acid. (1/2,1)mark