Head lice are tiny insects that can’t fly nor jump, that live on human hair and feed on blood drawn from the scalp.
Even though lice aren’t dangerous and don’t spread disease, they are frustrating to deal with, annoying, and they can be really hard to treat and get rid of.
It’s best to treat head lice quickly because they are highly contagious and can spread easily between people through head to head contact.
This site provides plenty of information and tips on how to get rid of both adult lice and head lice eggs.
Before you start any treatment, it’s important to learn more about these parasites. Check out our featured articles as well as our free resources and PDF reports below.
There are many myths and beliefs about head lice and lice treatment that are still alive today.
Having lice is disgusting for most of us and it is still a shame for many parents when their own children come back home with an infestation.
Commercial treatments that are approved by the FDA don’t always work, and they may also have undesirable side-effects people don’t know about.
Home remedies have not been proven to work scientifically; however many people are using them with success.
There is no one-size-fits-all solution ; however, combing out of both lice and nits is a crucial factor of success.
And once you’ve managed to get rid of them, good prevention measures can also help you avoid future infestations.
Download our free reports:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Parasites – Lice
David Perlstein, William C. Shiel Jr., Head Lice Infestation (Pediculosis)
Vincent Iannelli, M.D. – Head Lice Basics – Head Lice Treatments for Kids