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Can Adults Get Head Lice? You bet! NitWits To The Rescue!

07 May

Can Adults Get Head Lice? OMG your child has lice. Now you wonder if you have it too. First of all we see head lice in about 40% of Moms and 10% of Dads when their children have lice. Furthermore all parents do suffer from something known as “delusional parasitosis“. Because, as a parent, whether […]

Head Lice Adults. Can you get head lice over age 16?

16 February

Head Lice Adults. Children are ten times more likely to contract Head Lice than adults. What makes head lice more attracted to kids than adults?  First of all, head lice are very sensitive to temperature, light and humidity. Children happen to have warm scalps. In fact kid’s scalps are slightly warmer than adult’s scalps and this draws the lice […]

Head Lice 101 Top 3 Lice Myths Busted By NitWits

14 October

Head Lice 101. Top 3 Lice Myths. 1. Lice Jump 2. Lice Like Clean Hair 3. You can get Lice from a Couch.  Actually none of these lice myths are true. 1. Do Lice Jump? No lice do not have hind legs and therefore cannot jump. 2. Do lice like clean hair? Actually lice don’t […]

Baby Head Lice Bugging You? Welcome to a Lice-Free World!

27 September
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Baby head lice are known as nymphs. Nymphs are delicate and fragile and share several similarities with premature human babies. For example baby head lice nymphs need to maintain a constant body temperature and frequent meals to survive, just like preemies. The ideal lice nymph body temperature mirrors that of the scalp of an elementary […]

Causes head lice. Are you treating Lice Properly?

03 September

Causes head lice. First of all thanks to the growing resistance to pesticides, head lice are now stronger than ever. In addition parents worry constantly that elementary school exposes their child to head lice. Furthermore the beginning of the school year means kids are bringing lice from summer camp to school. Causes head lice. When […]

Signs Lice is in Your Hair. Call the Pros – NitWits!

16 August

Top 3 signs lice is in your hair. 1. Itching? 2. Visible bugs? 3. Visible eggs? Actually none of the above. There are no symptoms when you have an early case of head lice. And the lice like it that way. Most noteworthy, lice can’t afford to be detected when they are setting up a […]

Itchy Scalp Driving You Nuts? Get Peace of Mind Now!

10 August

Does an itchy scalp mean you have head lice? Not necessarily. In fact most people with lice do not have any itching symptoms. This is simply another urban myth that adds to the confusion about head lice. Head lice is often misdiagnosed and even over-diagnosed! Because most people, whether they are medically trained or not, […]

Head Lice Children Summer Camp Nitwits

07 August

Head lice children. First of all head lice like children far more than adults. Because children have warmer scalps. In addition, children have more hair shafts per square centimeter than adults. Lastly children spend much more time cuddling and curling up together with each other than adults. Since head lice transmission takes place from direct […]

Symptoms Lice Making You Itchy? Bust Those Lice Now!

08 June

Feels like I have Symptoms Lice. Curiously the majority of people with head lice never experience any itching symptoms. The urban myth that people with head lice itch is widespread. After approx 3-4 months some people do have itching symptoms when they’ve contracted Head Lice. From the perspective of a head louse this makes perfect sense. Lice […]

Head lice spreading in your school? Call NitWits Now!

06 June

Head lice spreading. First of all what kinds of lice can humans get? Can dogs and cats get head lice? Can Dogs and Cats spread lice? Head lice actually only live on the human scalp and are not interested in anything off of a human scalp. Hence you will not find hair lice eggs off […]