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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 13, 2015 ... Are you mindlessly twisting your hair or biting your nails as you read this ...
damaging than many people realize — as an underlying cause.
May 8, 2012 ... Nail biting, technically known as onychophagia, is quite fascinating, yet there is a
striking lack of research on the subject. And some of the ...
Learn about compulsive nail biting or onychophagia, cuticle picking, and self-
mutilation. Repetitive nail biting and skin picking can cause scars and shame.
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
Apr 9, 2015 ... Nail biting does way more than ruin your fresh manicure. ... for wicked witches: "
Warts on your fingers can be caused by human papillomavirus, ...