Mosquitoes: Find out why you are their favorite victim

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Elia Tabuenca García
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Mosquitoes. Do you feel like you are the favorite victim of mosquitoes? Know that there is a very specific reason. Mosquitoes do not bite at random, but they carefully choose who to hit most frequently. In short, mosquitoes have very specific preferences. Science confirms this.

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You have the impression of being there favorite victim of the mosquitoes? Know that there is a very specific reason. The mosquitoes do not bite at random, but they choose carefully who to hit most frequently. In short, mosquitoes have some very specific preferences. Science confirms this.





Blood group, sweat, skin odor, colors and movements are among the factors that attract mosquitoes the most. Some Scientific studies pointed out that the 20% of people are the favorite targets of mosquitoes. To attract these insects are mainly the visual and olfactory stimuli.

Mosquitoes are attracted to the people they wear clothes of dark or bright colors, such as red, black and blue, as well as by those who are in movement. A further factor is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted during breathing, which may be greater in pregnant women and those with a few extra pounds.

THEodor of the skin, as well as its temperature, can attract mosquitoes, which they seem to love especially the warm skin able to emanate specific olfactory stimuli, about which it will be necessary to further investigate. Contrary to what we might think, mosquitoes do not seek our blood to feed, but to obtain one protein necessary to egg development. Their favorite blood belongs to the people of blood group 0.

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The hypothetical ideal victim of mosquitoes? A woman slightly overweight due to pregnancy, blood type 0, who has decided to wear a red or dark dress and take a walk outdoors on a particularly sultry summer evening. If you are among the favorite victims of mosquitoes, do not forget the remedies i natural remedies for the after puncture.



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