It really depends on the specific kind of mint. I've never been a spearmint gum fan. As far as mint flavors go, I really only like Stride Peppermint and Extra Polar Ice. Besides that, I like tropical flavors, and regular bubble gum flavor occasionally.
I thought I was the only one that gets an odd symptom from gum! I know winterfresh actaully gives me a tight throat. Everyone thinks I'm crazy when I say that but its literally the only kind that does.
I have started chewing gum all the time because I am dieting and it keeps my mouth busy, mint gum doesn't make me sick or anything but it does make me gag early in the morning due to my shocking gag reflex when I wake up