Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychology to overcome Nail Biting

Onychophagia (also onychophagy) or nail biting, is a common oral compulsive habit.

Major consequences of that can be broken skin, microbial and viral infections. It can also cause dental problems, such as gingival injury and malocclusion of the anterior teeth. It can also transfer bacteria buried under the surface of the nail region to the mouth.

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Nail biting can create bleeding, bruises, and permanent damage to the fingers. When the swallowed it can lead to stomach problems. Nail biting is more than a bad habit; it can be classified as an addiction or mental disorder - it is very likely to be an obsessive-compulsive disorder. In addition to being dirty and disgusting it can cover other problems. If you want to stop your nail biting and you are unable to do so contact a therapist.

Hypnotherapy is highly beneficial as it seeks to unlearn the habit of nail biting and replace it with a more constructive habit. Through Hypnotherapy you understand the causes of your condition and identifyenabling you to eliminate it.