Lice resistant to treatments like bacteria: super lice are on their way

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We have often talked to you about super antibiotic resistant bacteria but now the problem is spreading and after the super bacteria here is - unfortunately - super lice. What exactly is going on?

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We have often talked to you about super antibiotic resistant bacteria but now the problem gets bigger and after the super bacteria here is - unfortunately - i super lice. What exactly is going on?





Head lice are small human parasites that, like bacteria, are developing resistance to treatments commonly used to combat them, such as Mom, a well-known shampoo. head lice which represents one of the main remedies used to eradicate them.

With the beginning of the new school year the problem of lice outbreaks in schools it is always lurking since the contagion among children occurs quite frequently. To prevent this, mothers will have to follow the common rules of hygiene and check their children's hair a little more often to solve any problems as soon as possible.

The alarm about super resistant lice comes from a new study conducted by the dermatologist Ellen Cook, an expert at the University of Pittsburgh. The study in question was published in the scientific journal Pediatric Dermatology.

Over time, the resistance of lice to treatments such as Mom has changed and now researchers are now talking about super lice. The problem is that fighting pediculosis could become more difficult.

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According to experts' estimates, Mom is currently effective and represents a long-lasting remedy in only 25% of cases, but luckily there are currently other effective remedies for lice on sale that allow them to be eliminated.

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Both doctors and families will now need to be aware of the fact that head lice can be a problem that is no longer so easy to eliminate and probably in schools and places very frequented by children they will have to try to improve prevention.



In case of head lice, your doctor will be able to recommend which shampoo to use and will probably advise you to wipe your hair with a fine-toothed comb to delete the nits, that is the lice eggs. In addition to Mom, there are other effective treatments for lice on the market according to the indications of the researchers.


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Finally, we can only show you the natural remedies for lice. There are in fact for sale Organic products, essential oils and vegetable oils such as Neem oil considered useful for preventing and combating lice. If necessary, ask your herbalist for more information on natural head lice remedies.


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