Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive
habit. It is sometimes described as a parafunctional activity, the common use of ...
Oct 19, 2015 ... Fingertips are hives of nastiness, and are home to various types of bacteria,
fungus, and YEAST (eww). One particularly prevalent germ found ...
Your fingernails are almost twice as dirty as your fingers. They are a perfect catch
all for all sorts of dirt and debris. When you chew on your nails, this bacteria ...
Jul 26, 2014 ... There are many theories why nail biting is common, but this may actually be
harmful to you beyond the emotional effects. ... facts about shingles.
Oct 23, 2015 ... Up there with nervous habits like thumb-sucking, biting your nails is one of the
bad ones. If you're a nail-biter (or know someone who is), here ...
Nail biting is a habit some of us can't avoid. Here are some facts you need to
know why you should stop biting your nails.
Apr 9, 2015 ... Nail biting does way more than ruin your fresh manicure. ... these 10 science-
backed facts are scary enough to make you nix the bad habit for ...
Oct 1, 2012 ... Do you bite your nails? For 30 years, I did. We nail biters can be "pathological
groomers" — people for whom normal grooming behaviors, like ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... "Is Biting Your Nails Dangerous—Or Just Gross?" Time magazine asks. Turns out
that the answer is both. It is seriously gross how dangerous ...
adroach / iStock / thinkstock. Chewing nails is a terrible and widespread habit.
Studies show that 60% of people chew their nails at some point in their life.