You might feel like a mosquito magnet at times, especially in summers or when you go out in a park for a walk or when you are out eating dinner in an open restaurant or many other occasions. This is because of many reasons why your body attracts those blood-sucking monsters in the first place.
Nature is a weird thing to understand all at once, so to uncomplicate this mystery of why mosquitoes bite you more than others at the time we have a few reasons to present in front of you. Mainly we have gathered 5 reasons to why mosquitoes love to juice up your blood more than others:
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1. YOUR BLOOD TYPE
As per a research conducted by a team of scientists, people who belong to the O blood type are prone to attract more mosquitoes than the A blood type. And for the people who belong to B blood type are less prone than the O blood types but are more prone to mosquitoes than the A blood types.
Besides all that, 85% of the population sends across a signal about their blood type which attracts mosquito more than what their blood type actually is.
2. YOUR BODY EMITTING MORE CARBON DIOXIDE
Mosquitoes are attracted more and more towards carbon dioxide and if your body releases more CO2 than others than it could possibly one reason why mosquitoes love to stock on your blood so much.
Elders release more carbon dioxide than the children and so is in the case of pregnant women, they tend to release more carbon dioxide during pregnancy than in the other times.
3. YOU LOVE ATHLETICS, MOSQUITOES LOVE YOU
Mosquitoes love the heat! Of course, they do. They come out in summers more than in any other season. And while you are being all athletic, you are inviting more and more mosquitoes to come and bite you.
Your sweat contains ammonia, lactic acid, uric acid and many other such compounds which mosquitoes can easily smell and attracts to such smell.
4. MORE CHOLESTEROL ON SKIN THAN IN THE BODY
When your skin contains more cholesterol than your body as the by-product left on the skin’s surface, that is also when you tend to attract more and more mosquitoes than the others.
Cholesterol over the skin’s surface does not mean that your body might also be containing the higher amount of cholesterol inside, it’s just the by-product when you sweat it off and it stays on your skin.
5. YOUR BELOVED BEER
Beer can be good as well as bad for you. It’s good for your hair and digestion, but it’s bad for your liver and a mosquito magnet. Yes, you read that right!
When you drink beer, the content stays in your blood, which mosquitoes can easily smell and come looking for you to bite off. The smell of ethanol in your sweat the day after beer consumption is what mainly attracts the mosquitoes more.