Every operator knows the importance of staying alert even when sleep is not an option. Military Energy Gum can help you maintain your edge when the sandman is knocking at your door. With your purchase you will receive 6 packages total consisting of 4 packs of gum and when gum is not an option we have included 2 packages mints. The mints contain 85mg of caffeine and the gum has 100 mg of caffeine. Each pack has 5 pieces for a total of 30 pieces (20 gum and 10 mints)
Caffeine maintained speed on the PVT (p < 0.02), improved detection of events during FVT (p < 0.001), in- creased number of correct responses to stimuli as assessed by the vigilance monitor (p < 0.001) and increased response speed during the LRT (p < 0.001) throughout the three over- night testing periods. Live-fire marksmanship was not altered by caffeine.
Conclusions: A total daily dose of 800 mg caffeine during successive overnight periods of wakefulness is an effective strategy to maintain cognitive function when optimal sleep periods during the day are not available.
“A Defence fatigue study has found caffeine gum can reduce driver error in sleep deprived people. Caffeine intake significantly reduces driver errors, but only marginally reduces drowsiness”
“Gum was used to administer the caffeine as it takes only 10 minutes to be absorbed by the brain and lasts for 90 minutes.”