While thumb sucking isn't an issue in babies or young children, adult thumb sucking may be embarrassing and in some cases may pose oral health problems .
Adult thumb sucking is more common that people think, but it is a secret habit. Most adult thumb-suckers are afraid they might get judged or.
Clinical psychologist Helen Nightingale says adult thumb-sucking happens automatically and can have a familial cause. 'It's often passed down.
Or, like millions of grown-ups, do you still suck your thumb today? Researchers reckon more than one in 10 adults suck their thumbs, although.
I have to admit that adult thumb sucking is something which I have often thought about as someone I know well has sucked her right thumb all.