Imagine this: Your child comes home complaining of itchy hair. You think nothing of it, but the next day it complains again. A close look will reveal small pesky parasites in your child’s hair: Head lice. Lice infestations are not uncommon, especially returning in the fall and winter peak season. It’s important to know how to treat and prevent head lice.
Head lice can be transmitted quickly from person to person, for example by sharing combs or hairbrushes, scarves or hats. Close physical contact also favors transmission. However, there are tricks to prevent and control lice infestations. In this article, you will learn what measures you can take to prevent or successfully treat a lice infection.
It is important to note that head lice are not a shame and anyone can be affected by an infestation. It’s also important to know that lice infestations usually have nothing to do with poor hygiene. In this article, you will find information on how to deal with a head lice infestation to avoid unpleasant situations in everyday life.
How to identify and treat lice
Head lice high season begins again! To protect yourself from lice infection, avoid close contact with people who already have lice. Sharing combs, brushes or hats can also lead to the transmission of lice.