Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a very common disorder. Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and the esophagus. Reflux refers to the back-flow of acidic or non-acidic stomach contents into the esophagus. There is no known single cause of GERD. It occurs when the esophageal defenses are overwhelmed by stomach contents that reflux into the esophagus.
For over 10 years of my experience, my concept towards minerals, especially pertaining to ionic calcium in high blood pressure and other diseases is most significant.
The use and knowledge of clustered, ionized, alkaline water (it is all of these things) has been growing for 30 years. In some countries, the medical uses of this water are well documented in peer-reviewed papers. Topics studied have included normalizing blood sugar levels, normalizing blood pressure, helping with colon and urinary function, reducing general acidity and chronic pain, flushing stored toxins, and many more.
A patented pill that promises to relieve some ailment gets widely distributed and lavishly advertised, but a specific vitamin that promises to relieve some ailment has to be discovered by word of mouth hearsay.