Psychiatrists have redefined "Pathological Grooming" such as skin-picking, hair-pulling, and nail-biting as similar to OCD, and they are considered often to be virtually uncontrollable. npr.org/sections/health-s…
Biting the skin around your finger nails or on your body is a condition called Dermatophagia and has varying levels of addiction. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der…
Chronic nail biting is more closely linked to impulse disorders like Tourettes than OCD or anxiety racked.com/2018/6/8/17426…
Nail biting has been associated with a better functioning immune system because of the exposure to germs on a small scale that your body can build antibodies to. news.com.au/lifestyle/hea…
People who are generally impatient, or who get bored or frustrated easily, are more likely to engage in repetitive body-focused behaviors such as skin-picking, nail-biting or eyelash-pulling, the researchers found. huffingtonpost.com/2015/0…
A girl obsessed with biting her nails was convince by a hypnotist to let them grow to get more enjoyment from biting them. After letting them grow, she no longer wanted to bite them, thus curing her obsession en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
Biting your nails and ear piercing used to be considered as 'self-harm'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sel…
Nail biting, skin picking, and blemish squeezing are sometimes characterized as a psychological disorder. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bod…
Nail biting otherwise known as Onychophagia is a Impulse Control Disorder en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nai…
Prevalence rates of pinworms in children has been reported at 50% in England (worse in some other countries).......on a related note, my grandmother was right about biting one's nails. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ent…
Today I learned that nail biting is called 'onychophagia' bbc.com/future/story/2014…
Today I learned about early strongman Joe Greenstein. The man that could bite the head off of a nail. youtu.be/EjrhzcDNgHk
Chiggers don't actually bite or burrow but rather drill holes into our skin and then excrete enzymes that break the skin down into a liquid mixture; then they slurp up the mixture through a hardened skin cell straw. They basically make skin frappes out of us! boyslife.org/outdoors/wil…
Dogs develop bite inhibition, the ability to control the strength of a bite, as puppies after learning that too harsh of bites often interrupt play en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bit…
Armadillo shells are bulletproof. What are some interesting animal defense mechanisms that are not very well known? independent.co.uk/news/wo…
In 2016, KFC released edible nail polishes in Hong Kong. They came in Hot &Spicy and Original flavour bbc.com/news/world-asia-c…
People who constantly bite the skin around their fingernails or on the inside of their cheeks suffer from dermatophagia, an impulse control disorder linked to anxiety and obsession en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
My bad habit is called Dermatophagia and is considered to be a form of OCD. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der…
Skin picking and hair pulling can become compulsive behaviors instead of just "bad habits". skinpickingsupport.com/ab…
Scotch tape can relieve itching mosquito bites. lifehacker.com/5577582/us…
Compulsive nose picking is called "Rhinotillexomania" and has been considered as a potential compulsive disorder along the lines of trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) and dermatillomania (compulsive skin picking). ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7…

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