Nail Bitings

Stop Biting Nails: Help Yourself Every Step of the Way

July 25, 2011

Stop Nail BitingOnce you make the all important commitment to stop biting nails it is imperative that you set yourself up to succeed. Often times it is the environment that we create around ourselves that drives us to engage in bad habits.

Examine your lifestyle to see if there are any adjustments that could be made that would help you stop biting nails. Many people unconsciously bite their fingernails.For these people it is vital that they keep their hands occupied with other things when they are not focused on their goal of protecting their nails.


Stop Nail Biting by Discussing the Problem

March 15, 2011

If you notice that you child has suddenly begun biting their nails you should sit down and have a non threatening talk with them.  Don’t yell at them forStop Nail Biting developing this habit.  Yelling will only make matters worse if the cause for their nail biting is anxiety. Ask them how things are going at school or with their friends.  Ask if there is anything new going on that they would like to talk about.  Are they feeling overwhelmed by a new class?  If you find that things are relatively stress ...

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Understand the Causes to Stop Nail Biting

March 15, 2011

Stop Nail BitingNail biting is a more common problem than most people realize.  It is so common, in fact, that it has its own medical terminology.  Nail biting is called onychophagia.   This bad habit is more common in children than it is in adults.  Nearly fifty percent of children between the ages of ten and eighteen admit to biting their nails.  It is important to arm children with the tools necessary to stop nail biting.  M...

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