Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is reflux (return) of gastric content (mainly acid) towards the mouth resulting in esophageal tissue damage. This is a chronic disease that occurs when stomach acid (HCL) or bile flows into the food pipe and irritates the inner lining. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) also known as Acid Reflux.