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Incubation Period Head Lice. Are You Prepared for Lice?

15 May

Incubation Period Head Lice. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a lot of panic in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasites. In contrast to humans, other primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social […]

Lice vs Dandruff. Do you have the facts? Call NitWits Today!

07 May

Lice vs Dandruff. Top 3 lice myths. Lice Myth #1 Lice only like clean hair. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! First of all Head lice are happy in any and all heads. Also […]

Lice Home Remedy

01 May

Lice Home Remedy.  First of all head Lice no longer respond to available chemical and pesticide lice treatments. Because head lice have become resistant to pesticide lice treatments. Furthermore this has created a lot of recent media hype and many urban myths surrounding the term “Super Lice”.  Super lice are simply lice that have adapted […]

Medication Prescription Lice. Do Chemicals Work?

29 April

Medication Prescription Lice. Does it work? Head Lice have become resistant to pesticides used in both OTC and Rx Lice Medications. This is has led to recent media talk about Super Lice. What are Super Lice?  Super Lice are head lice that have developed resistance to the available pesticides in lice treatment preparations. Therefore even […]

Uptick in Lice Spring 2019

23 April
Uptick in Lice Spring 2019

Uptick in Lice Spring 2019. Wondering why you are seeing more lice cases this spring at your child’s school? It is not an anomaly. In fact head lice cases increase when the warm weather kicks in. Because head lice are able to reproduce more rapidly the warmer the weather is. Hence instead of it taking […]

Top 3 Lice Treatment Myths. Get Peace of Mind Now!

22 April

Top 3 Lice Treatment Myths. First of all you have Lice and you are not happy about it! This morning at 2:00AM you felt something crawling on your scalp. Then you went to the bathroom to see what was going on. Next you took a comb and started combing your hair over the sink and […]

Oy Vey Lice! A Plague of Lice?

18 April
Oy Vey Lice!

Oy Vey Lice! Feeling plagued by head lice in your home? Wondering if you have the same plague of lice you talk about during Passover? Fear not, first of all the Plague of Lice in the haggadah is more closely associated with a plague of locusts.  In fact A plague of locusts can be a […]

Lice School Vacation Week. Get your NitWits Peace of Mind today!

16 April
Lice Love School Vacation Week

Lice School Vacation Week.  Our latest parent story “Yes, we were invited to go to Florida during school vacation week with my sister’s family. My sister’s kids had lice and guess what? My kids ended up getting head lice from their cousins.  The sun and swimming were fabulous, but I was furious at my sister […]

Head Check Lice

16 April
Top 3 Lice Treatment Myths

Head Check Lice. Text us your lice photos and we will help you to determine what you have in your hair. In fact it takes 2-3 months of an active head lice infestation before there is even a chance of itching. Why is that? Because when lice feed on the human scalp, they leave behind a […]

Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? Lice Prevention Strategies

12 April

Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? You’ve heard that lice like clean hair better than dirty and oily hair. In fact guess what folks? You have another fabulous urban myth about lice on your hands. Furthermore  head lice are of the most misunderstood and mysterious parasites of modern times. Because you think you live in a clean, […]