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Can lice treatment chemicals cause seizures?

When you get the call that your child might have head lice, your first inclination might be to run to your nearest drug store to pick up an over-the-counter lice removal product. And while, the word “chemicals” swirls in your brain, and you think you will probably google some organic treatments (more on that, later),…

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Do organic treatments for lice really work?

You get the call – your child has lice. Now what? Don’t panic. First, recognize that contracting lice has nothing to do with personal hygiene or cleanliness. Lice feed off the blood of a human scalp, regardless of whether the hair or head is dirty or clean. And while they are itchy and burdensome, they…

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Effective and proven ways to prevent lice

That four-letter word that can make parents, school nurses and teachers especially squirm: lice. Head lice infestation, which has become as prevalent as the common cold, infects an estimated six to 12 million children ages 3 to 11 each year in the US. First, you should be aware of some lice facts that will hopefully ease some…

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Local CO Lice Removal Clinic Named Colorado Parent Favorite

Colorado Parent Magazine, which has been a parent resource for more than 30 years named Lice & Easy a “2017 Family Favorite.” More than 11,000 votes were tallied across all categories, including the best of family travel, sports & fitness, education, family fun, lessons and camps, services and shopping, food and drink, pregnancy and baby, me time,…

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Scientific American: Revenge of the Super Lice

Overexposure to insecticides has bred resistance in the parasites, making it harder than ever to treat infestation By Karen Weintraub | Scientific American June 2017 Issue Karen Sokoloff finds a certain satisfaction in picking lice off a person’s scalp, smoothing olive oil into the hair strands and carefully pulling a metal comb through them to…

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How to clean the house once you find lice

When you discover that your children have head lice, you might go into a tailspin, obsessively trying to clean your home to prevent any further infestation. Relax! Lice feed off blood and cannot subsist when not on a scalp. They cannot camp out on bedding, flooring or on stuffed animals. Not only is it unlikely…

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How to kill lice quickly, easily and stress-free

While well-intended friends and a healthy Google search will provide many ways to kill lice – from store-bought solutions to all-natural elixirs to DIY remedies, the absolute best way to nix those buggers is a quick 30-minute session at a lice removal clinic. By going to a clinic, parents can also achieve peace of mind;…

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