Scratching can be a normal response to an itch or irritation, but excessive scratching can have a number of negative consequences. It can damage the skin, exacerbate existing skin conditions, and even be a sign of an underlying medical condition. In this blog post we take a closer look at the causes and management of scratching habits.
Despite efforts by parents and caregivers to discourage the behaviour, it can be challenging for some individuals to stop thumb sucking. It can also be difficult to stop the habit as an adult. In this blog, we will explore the reasons behind why this is the case.