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Onychophagia


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  • Home Remedies – As we know it is not easy to stop nail biting, we present you some effective remedies: Pour two teaspoons of valerian or passionflower in a cup of boiling water. Cover and let cool, strain and drink one cup a day.[shawellnessclinic.com]
  • UNESP, vol.36, n4, p.379-382, 2007 Resumo O presente trabalho tem por objetivo descrever uma lesão severa decorrente da onicofagia, bem como apresentar uma breve revisão de literatura sobre esse hábito.[revodontolunesp.com.br]
Fishing
  • They can be found in nuts, wholegrain cereals such as oats, chocolate or fish. They will help to calm anxiety and feel more comfortable with yourself.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Inflammation
  • Chronic paronychia (inflammation of the cellular tissue of the fingers). Causes The reasons can be divided in two types: psychological or psychosomatic reasons.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Pain
  • People don’t usually realize they are biting their nails and this increases in periods of increased exposure to situations that cause suffering, as a way of channeling pain or self-punishment.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Turkish
  • Investigation of the relationship between oral parafunctions and temporomandibular joint dysfunction in Turkish children with mixed and permanent dentition. J Oral Rehabil. 2002;29:108-12. 20. Koo J, Gambla C.[revodontolunesp.com.br]
Bad Taste
  • The color or the bad taste of the nail polish can help you get away from this bad habit. Many pharmacies and drugstores sell transparent glazes specially designed to prevent nail biting as they are made with a bad smell and taste.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Nail Deformity
  • Nail deformity. Dental problems such as tooth decay. Gums Injuries. Chronic paronychia (inflammation of the cellular tissue of the fingers). Causes The reasons can be divided in two types: psychological or psychosomatic reasons.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Low Self-Esteem
  • There are other psychosomatic causes that affect emotionally such as domestic violence, changes in the family unit, pressure in studies, new members in the family that are not accepted, low self-esteem, shyness, frustrations or more personal aspects.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Fear
  • The psychological reasons usually happen because of nervousness, anxiety, stress, compulsive states, boredom or fear.[shawellnessclinic.com]
Self-Mutilation
  • Severe morbid onychophagia: the classification as self-mutilation and a proposed model of maintenance. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 1998; 32:534-45. 10. Leonard HL, Lenane MC, Swedo SE, Rettew DC, Rapoport JL.[revodontolunesp.com.br]
Self Mutilation
  • Severe morbid onychophagia: the classification as self-mutilation and a proposed model of maintenance. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 1998; 32:534-45. 10. Leonard HL, Lenane MC, Swedo SE, Rettew DC, Rapoport JL.[revodontolunesp.com.br]
Compulsive Disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders in the pediatric dermatology practice. Pediatr Dermatol. 1991;8:107-13. 23. Stein DJ, Hollander E. Dermatology and conditions related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1992;26:237-42. 24.[revodontolunesp.com.br]

Treatment

  • A double-blind comparison of clomipramine and desipramine treatment of severe onychophagia (nail biting). Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1991;48:821-7. 11. Silber KP, Haynes CE.[revodontolunesp.com.br]

Prevention

  • Protectors – Today there are special gloves to prevent this disease. They are made with latex and placed on the fingers. In winter you can use woolen gloves.[shawellnessclinic.com]
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