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Posted : Tuesday 26th September 2017

There are many misconceptions about Head Lice and Nits in the UK, from old wife tales and historic remedies to childhood teasing and mis understanding.

Hopefully this article will outline a few of the facts about Head Lice and advise you on the best forms of treatment.

The Facts:

What are Head Lice?

Head lice (the plural form of louse) feed on human blood several times a day and live close to the scalp to maintain their body temperature.

What is the Lice Cycle of Head Lice?

Head lice come in three stages: egg, nymph and adult (learn how big lice are in their various stages). Eggs are often called lice nits, although many people refer to nits as the empty egg shells left behind by a hatched louse.

How Do You Get Lice?

The primary way you can get head lice is when your head comes in direct contact with the head of an infested individual. Head lice don’t jump, swim or fly. Without strands of hair to grab with the claws on their legs, they have trouble getting around at all.

What Head Lice Treatments are available?

There are various treatments options for removing head lice (nits) including: comb-out treatment, lice treatment shampoo, lice treatment conditioner, lice treatment mousse and/or professional AirAllé (heated air) removal treatment (provided by Lice Clinics of UK).

Need Professional Head Lice Treatment?

If you are seeking help with Head Lice for you, your family or a friend, then we would highly reccomend the Nit Specialists at Lice Clinics of the UK, who are the specialists when it comes to professional and affordable nit and lice removal treatements in London and across the UK. The helped us write the article above and can provide much more informaton about head lice and treatments. For more information or head lice treatment London please visit: http://liceclinicsofuk.com/


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