How does Habitrol Gum work?Is Habitrol Gum right for me?Does Habitrol Gum have any side effects?Which Habitrol Gum product should I use?How much Habitrol Gum should I use?Order Habitrol Gum now!How does Habitrol Gum work?A piece of Habitrol Gum is usually taken at the onset of the urge to smoke a cigarette. Habitrol Gum should be chewed slowly and deliberately when it is placed into the mouth. Once the strong taste of the gum becomes apparent it should be placed, or 'parked', between the check and the gums. Because the nicotine is absorbed through the lining of the mouth and into the bloodstream this technique facilitates its transferral. By chewing the gum in this fashion each piece should last about 30 minutes.It is a mistake to just chew Habitrol Gum as if it was normal chewing gum. Firstly, the 'peppery' taste of the gum is sure to become too intense for the user if the gum is not 'parked' periodically. Secondly, much of the nicotine will be lost in swallowed saliva. If too much of the nicotine is swallowed in this fashion it may result in gastrointestinal discomfort and nausea. You should not eat or drink while using Habitrol because this would lead to swallowing nicotine saturate salvia. The gum should not be swallowed for the same reason. Coffee, fruit juices, soft drinks and other acidic beverages should not be taken fifteen minutes before using Habitrol Gum in order to maximise its efficiency.Is Habitrol Gum right for me?There are a few cautions to consider before using Habitrol Gum. It is very important that you do not smoke while undertaking the use of Habitrol Gum. Were you to do so, you would run the risk, however slight, of an overdose of nicotine. Habitrol Gum is designed for use by adults over the age of 18 and should be kept out of the reach of children. It should not be taken during pregnancy or if breast-feeding. People who have never smoked should not use Habitrol Gum. The gum is not recommended for use by people with dentures. In rare cases, it can cause damage to dentures and dental bridges.If you are taking any form of prescription medicine you should check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting to use Habitrol Gum. You should also check with these medical professionals if you suffer from any form of heart or vascular disease, diabetes, liver or kidney disease or have an overactive thyroid condition. Other conditions, such as active oesophagitis, mouth inflammation, gastritis or peptic ulcer, may be exacerbated by swallowing the nicotine contained in the gum.On the positive side, use of Habitrol Gum does not attract undue attention, as other methods such as the inhaler might. It also gives you something to do with your mouth. Put it this way. While your using the gum you are not going to be eating or snacking and this helps you control the weight gain that is associated with giving up smoking.Does Habitrol Gum have any side effects?The most common side effects experienced are headaches, dizziness and insomnia. These are often associated with nicotine withdrawal symptoms and may be the result of not enough nicotine being transferred. This could possibly be due to incorrect use of the gum, such as over-chewing. It may be due to users who are only responding to specific nicotine cravings and, therefore, fail to keep the level of nicotine in their bloodstream high enough to stave off withdrawal symptoms. More rarely the user may experience a redness of the skin or palpitations. Other side effects like nausea, hiccups, abdominal pain, and some initial irritation of the mouth and throat are often related to chewing the gum too quickly. If too much Habitrol Gum is used in a day, the user may run the risk of an overdose of nicotine. Symptoms of this condition include excessive sweating, muscle weakness, dizziness, circulatory problems, nausea and/or vomiting, palpitations, diarrhoea and heartburn. Cases of nicotine overdose on NRT are rare but if you do develop these symptoms you should consult you doctor.Which Habitrol Gum product should I use?Habitrol Gum comes in two strengths: 2 milligram (mg) and 4 mg. Each packet contains 96 pieces of gum. Which strength is the best for you depends on how much you used to smoke. If you used to smoke more than 25 cigarettes a day then you should consider the 4 mg gum which is designed for use by heavy smokers. If you smoked less than 25 cigarettes a day then the 2mg strength should be adequate for your needs. If you have tried the 2mg gum and regressed to smoking again or find that you are still experiencing strong nicotine withdrawal symptoms then you may want to try the 4mg strength.Habitrol Gum comes in three flavours: Mint, Fruit and Classic. Fruit is a flavour unique to Habitrol Gum. As with all NRT gum the taste may initially take some perseverance but you will get used to it. Whether you chose the Mint, Fruit or Classic flavour is really a mater of personal taste. The big advantage of NRT gum over patches, apart for the fact that they come in different flavours, is that the user can control the dosage of nicotine taken to control their nicotine cravings. As a method, the gum gets nicotine into the system faster than patches do. This provides quick and effective relief to nicotine cravings.How much Habitrol Gum should I use?This varies on an individual basis. A typical course of Habitrol Gum would take around six months. During the first 4 to 6 weeks the user would typically take one piece of Habitrol Gum every hour. Should they still experience the urge to smoke they can supplement with additional pieces to conquer the urge to smoke. The recommended maximum dosage of the 2mg gum is 25 pieces in a day and 15 pieces for the stronger 4mg gum.After six weeks only one piece of gum should be chewed every other hour. The gum should be used for a minimum period of about 2 to 4 months after which time your consumption of the gum can be gradually reduced depending on your success. Use of the gum should be gradually reduced and concluded when only 1 or 2 pieces of gum are required each day. Some heavy smokers may require more than the expected six months. Habitrol Gum is easier to give up than smoking because it does not recreate many of the sensations that smokers find so pleasurable and habitual. This is because smoking delivers nicotine to the brain much faster than NRT.