Unraveling the Mystery: Where Do Head Lice Originate?

Head lice, those tiny, wingless insects that infest our scalps and cause itching and discomfort, have been a nuisance for humans throughout history. But have you ever wondered where these pesky critters come from? In this blog, we’ll delve into the origins of head lice, their life cycle, and how they’ve managed to stick around…

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Cleaning Your Home After a Head Lice Infestation: A Comprehensive Guide

Discovering that one of your loved ones has head lice can be a distressing experience. After successfully treating the affected individual and checking other family members, it’s important to take additional cleaning measures to prevent the further spread of lice throughout your home. In this article, we will provide you with a guide on how…

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What are those bumps on my scalp? Top 5 Head Sore Causes

Experiencing itchy bumps on your scalp can be uncomfortable and bothersome. It’s important to identify the underlying causes in order to treat them effectively.  Top 5 Head Sore Causes   Head Lice: A Likely Culprit for Itchy Bumps on the Scalp One possible cause of itchy bumps on the scalp is head lice. These tiny…

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Causes of an Itchy Scalp – Is it Head Lice?

Causes of scalp itching  The fear and anxiety surrounding head lice infestations can sometimes lead us to assume that any itching or unusual findings in our hair or our children’s hair are due to head lice. However, there are several other conditions that can cause scalp itching (not just head lice). If you are uncertain…

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Best Hairstyles to Prevent Head lice

If you’re a parent whose child has had head lice in the past, or if you’ve heard about recent cases of head lice in your child’s school, you may be wondering how to prevent an infestation. After checking in with us to get the all clear that your child is headlice free – you may…

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Do Different Seasons Affect Head lice Infestations?

Many people speculate about the prevalence of head lice during winter and whether their ability to flourish is affected by hot or cold weather. However, these assumptions are not accurate. Head lice can thrive throughout the year, and the only discernible pattern is related to the school semester when children are in close proximity and…

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What to Know About Lice Eggs

head lice diagram showing lice terminology

What to Know About Lice Eggs?   If you find yourself with head lice, it won’t be long before head lice eggs appear. Head lice eggs, or nits, are the beginning of the lice life cycle and hatch into young louse quickly. Knowing how to look for head lice eggs and how to get rid…

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Post Holiday Head Lice Increase

Holiday lights in Pleasanton

Post Holiday Head Lice Increase The time from Thanksgiving to New Years is a busy time filled with shopping, gatherings, and more. After the holidays, everything else seems to begin catching up to us. This included illness and of course head lice. All of the holiday gatherings can be the perfect place for colds and…

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Holiday Head Lice Headache

Holiday Head Lice Headache   The holiday season is fast approaching, a joyful and fun time of year. Head lice can take that joyful time and turn it into a mess of a headache. We don’t want you to spend the holidays battling head lice and missing out on the fun. Our holiday head lice…

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Tips for a Lice Free Halloween

three children wearing halloween costumes and knocking on a door while trick or treating

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time, but head lice can easily ruin an exciting time. The fun and spookiness of Halloween can lead to the easy spread of head lice infestations. People gathering and kids playing close together are the perfect mix for head lice. We’ve put together some tips for you to…

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