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Parasites are often difficult to spot, but when they find a way into you or your pet, they can cause a lot of problems. If you have household pets, this section of tips can help you protect them from parasites.

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The following articles are available for the 'Parasites' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

   Common Human Parasites
For many people when you ask them what the most common human parasites are, they will typically say something about family or friends. In reality though, common human parasites can lead to nasty health issues if you aren't careful. The first step in combating these parasites is to identify them.

   Getting Rid of Bed Bugs
Have you noticed how it seems like you can't turn on the news, open a magazine, or listen to the radio without hearing about the spread of bed bugs. But what about getting rid of bed bugs? Believe it or not you can do it, though it can take some rather extreme methods.

   Getting Rid of Lice
Lice are highly contagious. If your child is exposed to lice, there are chemical and natural remedies to get rid of them.

   Getting Rid of Lice in Your Home
Chances are everyone remembers those lice checks that they went through in elementary school at some point or another. Those checks still happen periodically in schools today. Do you know the process for getting rid of lice in your home if one of those inspections comeback positive? Luckily, it is a process that isn't particularly difficult.

   Identifying Heartworm in Your Animals
Heartworm is common in pets in the United States. The best way to treat it is by using preventative medicine.

   Protecting Household Pets from Parasites
Exercising a little common sense, keeping your home clean, and making regular visits to your vet can help protect your household pets from parasites. Follow the advice of your vet when administering vet-prescribed medications, keep your pet's bedding clean, and visually inspect your pets for external parasites.

   Ridding Your House of Mosquitoes
While many people look at mosquitoes as harmless though annoying pests, they can in fact be anything but. Why should you have to put up with the annoyance, and potential danger of these pests? Ridding your house of mosquitoes couldn't be any easier.

   Symptoms of Parasites
Everyone knows that parasites are no good, and that it is frankly a rather experience to have them. But do you know what the common symptoms of parasites are? Keep reading so you can know whether or not you should go see a doctor to get a little extra help.

   What are Bed Bugs?
If you have been listening to the news at all recently, it seems like there isn't a day that goes by without hearing about bed bugs. What are bed bugs though? There is more to this question than you would think.