#Tips to stop #biting your #nails

Tips to stop biting your nails (Getty Images)Some people have a horrible habit of biting their nails. It not only damages your nails but teeth as well. Here are a few tips to get rid of this habit.

– Cut your nails from time to time. This way you will have short nails and you won’t have anything to bite!

– Be committed at letting go of this habit. Keep a reminder on your phone or put up sticky notes in front of your desk. They do help.

– Get a manicure often. Will you have the heart to bite those pretty nails, now?

– Calcium deficiency is one of the reasons why you have the urge to bite your nails. So, maintain a healthy diet which includes milk products.

– Whenever you have the urge to bite your nails, distract yourself.

– If nothing works, try applying a deterrent like a neem paste or black pepper.

– Find out why you feel like biting your nails. If it is because of stress then get yourself treated.

– Get rid of the habit by wearing a wrist band and keep snapping it each time you have the urge to bite your nails.

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