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Tips to stop biting your nails
There are a few reasons why people bite their nails. Stress, boredom, frustration and loneliness are a few of them.
Here are a few ways on how to stop biting nails.
Having shorter nails mean you would be less tempted to bite. So cut them short.
Apply bitter-tasting nail polish to your nails.
When you feel like biting your nails, try playing with a stress ball or silly putty instead.
Identify your triggers, avoid these situations and develop a plan to stop.
Take a gradual approach to break the habit. Try to stop biting one set of nails, such as your thumb nails, first.
Nail biting may be a sign of a more serious psychological or emotional problem.
If you’ve repeatedly tried to quit and the problem persists, consult a doctor.
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