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Nail biters of the world, this one is for you...
If you were looking for a reason to stop biting your nails once and for all, then take this as a sign.
The internet has been left horrified this week after a video surfaced of a teen has warning people not to bite their nails after she almost had to have her finger amputated. Yep, you read that right. Amputated.
Keep scrolling for the stomach-churning pictures.
Habits can be hard to break.
via: Getty ImagesAnd nail-biting is certainly no exception.
Everyone knows they probably shouldn't bite their nails...Yet many continue to gnaw away - sometimes without even realizing they're doing it.
So many people are nail biters.Researchers believe around thirty percent of the world's population bite their nails frequently. To put that into perspective, that's 2100000000 people, give or take.
But nobody knows why.It's not exactly hygienic, there's no hiding that, so why do so many people bite their nails? Well, even the scientists don't really know.
But they do know this...There tends to be certain situations or emotions that will cause people to turn to nail-biting.
Anxiety and nervousness are big ones.
via: Getty ImagesWhether you bite your nails when you're bored, nervous, working on a difficult task or do it without even knowing - there are countless scenarios that can lead to nail-biting.