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Heads Up: Back-to- School is Peak Lice Season

Local LiceDoctors Lice Removal Service Offers Parents Ten Tips

Heads Up: Back-to- School is Peak Lice Season

Local LiceDoctors Lice Treatment Service Offers Parents Lice Prevention and Identification Advice

As children return to school after a summer of play dates, camp, and the local swimming pool, they often bring with them unwanted guests: head lice. Head lice are generally transmitted via head-to-head contact, therefore, children playing together facilitates transmission. The bad news is that chemical treatments are ineffective. The good news is there are all-natural methods which are 100% effective in treating the lice infestation. During this peak lice season, it’s important to be armed with knowledge about head lice. As many parents in the area attempt to rid their children of head lice, LiceDoctors Head Lice Treatment and Nit Removal Service offers valuable tips on preventing, identifying and treating head lice:

* The best way to prevent your child from passing along a case is to do quick checks in the hair before sending children to school or on play dates. Divide hair into small sections and try to look at hair closely. NOTE: capitalize on outdoor sunlight to help you to see more clearly.
*Know that not every one shows signs of itching. Your child may have lice and not be bothered by them.
*You are looking for eggs that are translucent and stuck to the hair. Nits stick to the hair; dandruff flakes off. Bugs have six legs and they crawl; they don’t fly

* If you see signs of nits or lice, you must comb and/or pick them out. Lice do not go away on their own. OTC and Rx shampoos are often ineffective as the lice have mutated and become impervious to these products. If you leave a couple of nits in the hair, the case will start up again.

* If you find signs of lice or nits in your child’s hair, alert her friends who have been in close contact with your child.

* You want to put a protective layer around the hair to make it more difficult for the bug to climb up the hair; lice repellent, gel, or spray are good options.

* Make sure the hair is braided or up. The hair should be as close to the head and as inaccessible as possible.

* Since head to head contact is by far the most common way to transfer lice, it is best to encourage kids to avoid that when possible.

* Families and friends should not share brushes or caps, although bugs only live off the head for a day. Focus your efforts on the head, not the house.

* Bring your own pillow for sleep over dates. Again, remember that head to head contact is the most likely way to get lice.
Lice treatment is labor-intensive and challenging as the nits camouflage in the hair. If you want the treatment to be done successfully, you may want to call in a head lice treatment service. Make sure whichever company you call gives you a 100% guarantee on their head lice removal service. .
~ About LiceDoctors
LiceDoctors treatment protocol was developed 19 years ago by its medical director, is all-natural, and has a 99.9% track record. LiceDoctors has successfully treated over 100,000 clients. Each of their lice operators undergoes an intensive training and is dispatched directly to the privacy of the clients’ homes. Call 800-224-2537 or go to www.licedoctors.com for further information.



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