Tag Archives: Lice Treatment Belmont

Treating Lice Naturally

13 February

Treating Lice Naturally. Could there really be anything worse than Head Lice? • That school nurse call telling you that your child’s classroom has a lice infestation. • Suddenly, you feel as if you are living in the Middle Ages. • Will your child be banished from her school and quarantined? • Should you be […]

When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo?

16 January

When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo? There is a lot of confusion in 2020 about how to treat lice. First of all most parents feel deeply stressed upon learning that their children have head lice. This leads many parents to use pesticide lice shampoo to treat lice. However the latest data indicates that lice shampoos […]

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments

09 January

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments. New research suggests  exposure to a widely used lice insecticide may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease and early death. Pyrethrin and its synthetic derivatives are used in lice shampoos. They are absorbed by the body and then metabolized and excreted in urine. Thus, when you apply lice treatments […]

Head Lice Love Thanksgiving!

23 November

Head Lice Love Thanksgiving! And not just because Turkeys have their own lice! In fact your kids getting together with your cousin’s kids and your friend’s kids presents the optimal situation for head lice transmission. Because all of that hugging and cuddling and jumping around on couches is good for lice. In addition the kids […]

How Long Does Itching Last After Lice Treatment?

30 October

Lice Itching Symptoms, how long will they last after treatment? You can have an itchy scalp for up to 3 weeks after head lice treatment. Furthermore here are the Top 3 reasons for itching symptoms after lice treatment. • Pesticide lice treatments can continue to irritate the scalp. • Repeated daily vigorous lice combing can […]

Can Dogs Get Head Lice?

24 October

Can head lice live on dogs? In fact head lice are permanent obligate human ectoparasites which means they can only live on humans. Over time head lice have undergone numerous adaptations to allow them to occupy a very specific niche in the world of arthropods, that of the human scalp. Most individual head lice will […]

Head Lice Best Practices September 2019

09 September

Head Lice Best Practices September 2019. As a parent you want to know how to properly diagnose. In addition you want to be able to treat head lice quickly, safely and easily without the stress and stigma. Once you understand the basics of head lice treatment your stress level goes down and your peace of […]

How Rapidly Can You Get Head Lice?

05 August

How rapidly can you get head lice? Parents often wonder how long it takes for head lice to spread. First of all head lice do not spread rapidly. Because it takes 1-3 months for a head lice colony to build up on your scalp and become a healthy head lice infestation. First a pregnant adult […]

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 […]