Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive
habit. .... Nail biting may cause multiple adverse conditions". Postgrad Med.
Nov 22, 2015 ... WebMD explains the reasons for nail biting and provides tips to help you stop the
Jul 26, 2014 ... Bacterial infections caused by nail biting are actually one of the most common
nail problems, according to the American Academy of ...
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 ...
... the underlying causes of the behavior and think about whether there's stress in
... Unless your child really wants to stop biting his nails, you probably can't do ...
No one knows for sure what causes onychophagia (the medical name for nail
biting) or why it starts at such young ages. Stress and medical issues are listed as
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 ...
Jul 1, 2015 ... Many people think of nail biting as a nervous habit, but the driving force ... theory
that stress is far from the sole cause of these compulsions.
May 19, 2016 ... Nail biting (onychophagia) is an oral parafunctional habit—the use of the ... Nail
biting is an underrecognized habit, and its precise cause is ...
Mar 17, 2014 ... I was a chronic nail-biter for most of my life, and I'm sharing the self-devised
program that finally got ... Step 6: Start to Fix Underlying Causes.