Just wanted to throw this term out there. Some of the people on this board seem to be really helpless as ot the treatment of their (alleged) GERD. While you can certainly suffer from GERD, in ADDITION to that, you might want to have someone check you for celiac disease. The symptoms resemble bad GERD very much, my ex-girlfriend is suffering from this. However, since few doctors know what to look for, it's often not diagnosed for a long time.
Check out this article to begin with:
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Just my $0.02.