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Increased levels of stomach acid aren't actually listed as causes for GERD anywhere I could find. It is listed as a cause for ulcers, but not GERD: Increased levels of gastrin can cause increased release of acid and may lead to ulcers (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) [Stomach acid test - What Abnormal Results Mean] Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs ...


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Alternative medicine is medicine that is outside the standard of care and typically has no strong evidence for effectiveness beyond placebo effects. If there is sufficient scientific evidence that a treatment is effective, it becomes part of the standard of care and is no longer alternative medicine. Alternative medicine does not mean "using 'natural' ...


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