Interesting Fact # 1076 - Chewing Gum

You can overdose on chewing gum.

(According to the Lancet, a teenager was admitted to hospital suffering from a rapid heart beat, prickling sensations in his legs and raised blood pressure. He had eaten two packets of gum within a four hour period while at school, taking in 320 mg of caffeine, more than contained in three cups of coffee and was suffering from caffeine intoxication.)