what are lice. Head Lice are small insects that live only on the human scalp. They feed on human blood and lay eggs called nits on the human hair shaft. Head Lice removal treatment is difficult because lice are now resistant to pesticides. For 12 years we at Nitwits have been successfully helping families treat head lice without pesticides. Give us a call today to see what all the buzz is about! 617-816-9487
what are lice. What are lice, you might ask. The word “lice” is plural for a louse. Head lice are parasites, which are very small and are barely visible to the naked eye. They are completely clear like a jellyfish and they start to become brown as they become starved of oxygen and start to die. As a parasite, Head Lice lives off of other things, like mammals and birds. A louse (or singular for lice) consumes smaller amounts of blood when compared to other blood-feeding parasites, and they use their feet, which are sticky, to hold onto the hair of its host. Head Lice Removal Treatments are largely ineffective in 2015 because head lice shampoos, which are all pesticide shampoos no longer work.
what are lice. Many kids have head lice in winter. Why? Many kids were exposed to head lice during the fall or even last summer. Whoah! That means by the time you discover a bug on your child’s scalp it is possible the lice have been there for months! Confusion about head lice removal treatments just gives the lice more time to increase the size of the lice colony and continue to send out satellite lice to create new colonies in other kids scalps. At your wits end? We can talk you through what to do, or do it for you! 617-816-9487 Nitwits, small, local, trusted since 2004. www.liceinfo.net