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I cannot stop biting my nails?

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

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How can I stop biting my nails?

How can I stop biting my nails?

Nail biting: nail biting is a sign of anxiety. You need to work to replace this habit with another habit like chewing gum. Every time you feel the urge to bite your nails, chew some gum. ...Read more

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Help me stop biting my nails?

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

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How can I stop biting my nails?

Yes...: yes , you will be only one. Paint your finger with a bitter stuff. Also get you overall health and lab check. If have anxiety disorder, get treated. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting my nails?

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

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How can I stop biting my nails (and grow beautiful nails)?

Please check: HealthTap TipTaps for a list of ways to stop biting nails. ...Read more

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How can I get myself to stop biting my nails?

How can I get myself to stop biting my nails?

See below: There are nail polishes available, which are bitter. This may help stop the habit. Sometimes, i suggest bitter apple spray, which is available in a pet store. It is non toxic. ...Read more

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What's a good way to stop biting my nails when i don't even realize i'm doing it?

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

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What can I do to stop biting my nails?

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