What Does “GERD” Mean?

What Does “GERD” Mean? May 12th, 2008 So here is an interesting question…. “GERD” stands for GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease or what we used to call Acid Reflux. Excuse my cynicism but we have put the bigger words on it to make it sound more disastrous, more valuable to treat (so we get more money) and make it more mysterious. What it really means is the person who has it is in trouble. Why would I sat that? Because, usually, it means you are not making enough acid in the stomach which m

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