If you have ever wanted to learn more about lice, where they live, and how to treat them, then you have found the right place. We have all the information that you need to know about everything having to do with lice.
Many people have heard of head lice, one of the most common forms of lice that affect people. But did you know that there are body lice and pubic lice as well? Plus, there are some “lice” out there that aren’t really lice at all. Sea lice are actually microscopic jellyfish and book lice are merely small bugs that eat mildew. Find out everything you need to know about all types of lice so that you are protected whether you are going to the library or the beach – and everywhere in between.
Unsure if you have lice or wondering where you got them from? Learn what the symptoms of lice are and how you can spot them. Plus, learn the origins of lice and head lice so that you can more easily protect yourself and your family from infestation. You can contract lice from some surprising sources! You can also learn how the louse goes from nit to reproducing adult in less than a month – and what you can do to break the cycle before it gets out of control.
Is that itching lice or dry skin? Find out what the common types of lice that infest humans are, their differences, and what you can do to stop them.
Going to the beach this summer? Find out how you can protect yourself from stinging sea lice, and what you can do to relieve the discomfort if you are attacked.
Got a basement storage area? Find out if wood lice should be a concern and how you can prevent them coming into your home.
Of course, the majority of the concern about lice is not whether or not you have them, but instead how you get rid of them and prevent them from coming back. In most cases, treatment is the key. Take a look at some of the basic lice cures and preventatives – from over-the-counter remedies like pesticide shampoos to less well known herbal ones like olive oil and thyme treatments. Decide which is best for you, and learn how to do them all yourself so that you can save a visit to the doctor.
Considering a natural cure for head lice? Find out what works, what doesn’t, and what you need to do to try out the most popular at-home treatments.
One of the tools of the trade that is a must have to handle any lice situation is a nit comb. But there are several styles out there, including ones with plastic tines and ones with metal tines. Learn what the appropriate use is for both styles.
Thinking of skipping the nit picking all together? Don’t! Find out exactly what nits are and why it is so important to remove them if you are serious about treating your lice problem.
If you are looking for information related to animal lice, we have that as well. The good news for people is that lice are species specific, which means that that if you're pet or animal has lice, it cannot be passed on to you or your family.
Treating the environment is another concern when treating lice. Find out how you can clean your house, clothing, and even sports equipment to keep lice from coming back.
From nit to nymph to louse to dead – we have all the information that you could ever need to know about lice all in one place so that you can handle your lice infestation problem without worries.