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I Cannot Stop Biting My Nails
Nail biting: Once you get into this habit it is difficult to break. You could try soaking your finger tips into a paste made of soem bitter melon and leaving it on for about 10-15 miinutes and then just wiping the paste off wihtout washing it off. Then if you will not want to put those finger tips into your mouth to nibble at your nails. It is totally benign as far as side effets go. ...Read more
Why am i uncontrollably biting my nails and lips? I also cannot stop stratching everywhere on my body
OK, STOP IT!: Generally it is a bad habit, but there may be help for you yet! try this web md web site for some good advice including remedies such as coating your nails with a bitter polish to decreasing stress through other means etc. Good luck to you. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/nails/stop-nail-biting-tips. ...Read more
Notice it: Often if you can notice that it is happening, you can stop these kinds of habits. However, some will paint their nails with jalapeno juice or some other vile taste to help remind you not to. The other thing you try is to carry nail clippers or files with you, as often it is the desire to clear a hangnail that starts it. ...Read more
Please check: HealthTap TipTaps for a list of ways to stop biting nails. ...Read more
Clear nail polish: Obviously, good will power is the best and cheapest treatment. Unfortunately it's not realistic or we would have no "bad habits". A nice trick i've seen work on a few patients is to try clear nail polish which makes the nail taste horrible and thus no more biting. ...Read more
Several options: I do not know if this is available but they used to sell a nail polish with a horrible taste to discourage people from biting their nails. You can also buy worry beads and do that when you're nervous instead of biting your nails. ...Read more
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