What to Know About Lice Eggs

head lice egg or nit on a strand of hair

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 of…

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Post Holiday Head Lice Increase

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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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Thankful for Our Head Lice Professionals

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Thankful for Our Head Lice Professionals The Thanksgiving season is a time to be thankful for those around you and all of our blessings. At Heartland Healthy Heads we’d like to say a huge thank you to our head lice technicians. We are forever thankful for our head lice professionals that keep our communities lice…

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Holiday Head Lice Headache

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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 tips…

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What Does Head Lice Look Like?

adult louse holding on to strands of hair

Checking for head lice can be a tough task. If you think you or someone in your home has head lice, knowing what to look for can make all the difference. If your head begins to itch it can be beneficial to know if lice or another problem. Let’s go over what head lice look…

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Can You Get Head Lice if You’re Bald?

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No hair should mean no head lice right? Head lice are extremely small, only 2-3 mm. Lice lay their eggs at the base of the hair follicle as close to the scalp as possible. The adult lice spend their time hanging out feeding off the scalp. Without hair, you would think no head lice could…

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Can Head Lice Make You Sick?

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Head lice are concern enough without having to worry about getting sick. Many have heard horror stories of those with head lice contracting infections and falling ill. The truth is head lice do not carry disease. Head lice cannot make you sick, but there is another way you can fall ill as a result of…

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Are There Different Species of Head Lice?

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There are three different species of lice that can be found on the human body. Head lice that can be found above the shoulders. Body lice that can be found on chest hair, armpits, and clothing. Lastly crab lice that can be found in the pubic area. This and the recurrence of head lice can…

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Can Your Pets Get Head Lice?

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We’ve all been there, worrying about the rest of our household getting lice once one member has it. But what about our pets? Can they get head lice too? If head lice spread so easily from person to person what is to stop them from spreading to your beloved animals? That leaves the long-asked question:…

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Why Get a Professional Head Lice Treatment?

professional head lice treatment and comb-out at heartland healthy heads

Having head lice is no one’s idea of fun but getting rid of lice can be a worse job to tackle. One quick internet search will leave you further confused with all kinds of ideas on how to best treat head lice. Everyone has their own idea on the best DIY lice treatment. Store shelves…

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