On rare occasions nail-biting can be dangerous to your health... but, did you know that nail biting isn't just a sign of anxiety? Usually people think that when someone is biting their nails, they are simply preoccupied with something on their mind and do it as a 'nervous habit.'
American Web Media reports that nail-biting is more prominent in women and actually offers a calming effect on the body's nervous system to those are 'addicted' to biting their nails. It also can be a sign of someones relentless drive to be perfect. A study that was published by the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry says that nail-biting is a simple indicator that someone is a perfectionist.
Are you a nail biter? Are you a perfectionist?
Read more about the study HERE.