The symptoms of low stomach acid are VERY similar to GERD.

The medical term is hypochlorhydria. The term for zero stomach acid is achlorhydria.

There are many places on the internet to research the concept of low stomach acid. Try starting with this advice column that is carried by many newspapers:

http://www.herald-review.com/news/local/2796bc8f-a347-54e5-9f4a-ee899d3c2146.html

Check with your
doctor first!