Probably most of you would agree that mosquitoes are the most annoying pests. Summer is the season when there are a lot of mosquitoes. It seems that these insects are everywhere around us. Well, during the hot summer days, the last thing that you need is mosquito bite, right?
Probably everyone has been bitten by a mosquito but did you know that the mosquitoes bite certain people more frequently? Namely, some persons are more susceptible to mosquito bites than the others. There are some factors and conditions that significantly increase the risk of being bitten by these pesky insects.
Although some of these conditions are inevitable, you can still control some of them and thus avoid the annoying bites.
Mosquitoes first catch the odors that give off the bacteria that are present in a person’s body and then they bite that person. That odor is released by the human skin and it somehow attracts insects.
The 3 most common reasons why mosquitoes bite some people are:
Blood type – Blood type 0 is much more prone to mosquito bites then the other. Studies showed that this blood type is 83% more likely to be stung by these insects. Undoubtedly, these are great news for those who don’t belong to this blood group, but very bad for those who do.
Drinking alcoholic beverages – Sweat that segregates after drinking alcoholic beverages, beer in particular, attracts the mosquitoes. During an experiment, the experts came to conclusion that drinking 3 beers caused more than 30% of stings.
Exercise – When you are exercising, the body temperature significantly increases. Your body maintains plenty of heat which attracts mosquitoes. If you exercise outdoors, it’s highly advisable to use some lotion to avoid them.
In order to avoid the proliferation of this insect, you have avoid stagnant water in vases, pots and containers. Moreover, it is very important to keep the area where you live or work very clean. You have to keep in mind that the best way to take care of your health is to prevent any damages. Use a greater amount of insect repellent and on that way reduce the risk of stinging.
Last, but not least, you should NEVER scratch the snores because they may easily become infected and generate diseases or even more severe issues.