Acid Reflux / GERD

Acid Reflux & GERD: Like Heartburn, It’s Really Not What You Think It Is! The medical term for acid reflux is GERD, which means Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease. The incidence of GERD has risen dramatically over the last couple of decades and it affects tens of millions of people (probably hundreds of millions). In fact, according to Dr Leo Galland, MD, hospitalisations as a result of this disease doubled during the 1990s. GERD and heartburn are essentially the same thing, although the pharmaceutical companies classify them differently in order to sell more drugs! We can classify GERD and heartburn...