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Ethanol/Methanol: Sterno is a mixture of ethanol and methanol and a gelling agent. Idiots strain it, mix it with fruit juice and call it "squeeze." methanol basically pickles your brain and any other organ in contacts with. Used appropriately it is great for keeping the food on the buffet line warm, but that is its only legitimate use. ...Read more
I have had sterno-clavicular joint instability for a month (gymnastics) : the joint makes sounds but no pain. Will the ligaments tighten up again ?
Right sterno sticks out/clicks, right shldr blade clicks, ribs sore, Thoracic O.S symptoms/neuropathy.Esoph spasms, always swallowing air.All related?
Can B but not direct: Your right sternum and shoulder blade, rib complex can be related musculoskeletally to create the clicking action. The thoracic outlet syndrome with neuropathy is usually a lower extremity (arm/neck) issue. Esophageal spasm can occur from vagal nerve roots, and/or cervical ganglion issues. So, taking advil or ibuprofen can cause gastritis, and spasms. ...Read more
Amino acids: I believe this refers to essential Amino Acids the body can't produce. There are 10. They must be derived from foods or supplements. Consult nutritionist as there is much hype among body builders and products being sold. They are literally the body's building blocks. Ie creative for muscle tissue. They can be overused so avoid hype and testimonials. ...Read more
For what?: If you want to waste your money, it's very effective for that. Who knows what's in it or what harm it could do. One thing it won't do is help you in any way. What do you expect it to do for you that you can't do with proper diet, exercise and weight loss? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Supplements & Teens: Nope. Absolutely not. There is no reason for a healthy young man to add supplements to his nutrition. As long as you are eating plenty of protein, and doing cardiovascular exercises there is no reason to risk your health, your growth, your liver with extra 'energy' resources. ...Read more