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10 Nervous Habits That Hurt Your Health

10 Nervous Habits That Hurt Your Health
Posted February 21st, 2014 @ 7:30am



Nervous habits (like biting nails...or chewing gum) are usually annoying to the people around you. However, there are certain ones that can actually be hazardous to your health.

According to Yahoo, here are 10 NERVOUS HABITS THAT HURT YOUR HEALTH:


1. Biting your nails...bacterial from underneath your nails can infect your gums and throat.

2. Cracking your neck...can cause arthritis over time.

3. Picking pimples...can create permanent scars.

4. Grinding your teeth...can cause them to crack or break.

5. Sucking on candy...can lead to cavities.

6. Biting your lip...can lead to dry and cracked skin.

7. Chewing gum...can cause problems with the jaw muscles.

8. Biting the inside of your cheek...can cause inflammation, bleeding or scarring.

9. Chewing on a pen or pencil...exposes you to germs/viruses and can damage teeth.

10. Twirling your hair...can result in hair loss by damaging the root.



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