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Nail biting - Wikipedia


Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive habit. .... Nail biting may cause multiple adverse conditions". Postgrad Med.

Stop Nail Biting: Treatments and Causes of Biting Fingernails


Nov 22, 2015 ... WebMD explains the reasons for nail biting and provides tips to help you stop the habit.

Nail Biting: Mental Disorder Or Just A Bad Habit? : Shots - Health ...


Oct 1, 2012 ... "She truly could not control herself, despite the pain that it was causing, despite the disfigurement. And nail biting sort of forever fell off my radar ...

Why Do People Bite Their Nails? 6 Things To Know About The Habit


Nov 23, 2015 ... When it comes to picking out the causes for a nail biting habit, psychologists have pinpointed virtually everything under the sun. Some stick to a ...

5 Little-Known Dangers of Nail Biting - Mercola


Jul 26, 2014 ... Nail biting may actually be harmful to you beyond the emotional effects. For instance… 1. Disease-Causing Bacteria. Your nails are an ideal ...

Anxiety and Compulsive Nail Biting - Calm Clinic


Anxiety can cause many different tics and habits. One of the most common is nail biting. Biting your nails is a strange way to react to anxiety and stress, but it is ...

Onychophagia or nail biting - Skin Nail


Like other addictions, nail biting gives the individual a feeling of peace and reduces nervous tension in stressful situations. The causes may be varied, ranging ...

Nail Biting - BrainPhysics.com


Learn about compulsive nail biting or onychophagia, cuticle picking, and self- mutilation. Repetitive nail biting and skin picking can cause scars and shame.

BBC - Future - Why do we bite our nails?


Jul 10, 2014 ... I propose that there is no special cause of nail biting – not breastfeeding, chronic anxiety or a lack of motherly love. The advantage of this move ...