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Complete Instructions To Stop Nail Biting And Thumb Sucking

Thumb-sucking and nail-biting is chronic and difficult to stop bad habits. It affects children teens and adults alike. The underlying cause of nail-biting and thumb-sucking are the same is in many bad habits. In a sense, it’s similar to smoking and overeating. People use these tactics to alleviate any anxiety or fear. Sometimes it’s simply to relieve boredom.

The best therapy would be to recognize the unconscious triggers that compel us to fall back on these habits. However, there exist some shortcuts that you can use to remind you of. These work even if you don’t put much thought into it.

There exists on the market several nail-biting and thumb-sucking creams and formulas. One product that we found particularly effective is the hand stopper thumb guard for thumb sucking prevention. Biters and suckers who have for years tried to stop were able to with this product.

Another treatment option is Hypnotherapy. The logic behind this treatment is simple. As the habit of nail-biting is a subconscious issue it makes sense to treat the subconscious. Hypnotherapy will help you positively deal with nervous energy.

Another treatment option is through medication. A doctor may prescribe common antidepressants. These help by addressing the underlying emotional and mental triggers. Many people use this only as a last resort, as using anti-depressants may cause unwanted side effects. Occasionally the side effects are worse than symptoms it was meant to cure.

Doug Parks