Seven Reason Why Mosquitoes Might Bite You More

Mosquitoes choose their prey, based on a whole bunch of factors. But there's good news: Some of the things that might make you especially attractive to them are things you can actually change.

Scientific research has found evidence
supporting several reasons why
mosquitoes may seek you out.
These studies are often on different
kinds of mosquitoes,however, so the
actual things attracting them to you may vary depending on which species are nearby.

And many of these studies are small, so
these are preliminary hypotheses about
what might be going on, not ironclad

Since — depending on the types of
mosquitoes in your area —these little
flying beasts can transmit deadly
diseases like Zika, malaria, yellow fever,
dengue, Chikungunya, and West Nile

It would be wise to try to reduce your
allure as much as you can.
Here are seven things that could make
you irresistible to the pests:

1. Mosquitoes tend to bite people who
emit more carbon dioxide when the
breath, which include larger people and
pregnant women.

2. People with a wider variety of
bacteria may be less attractive to

3. Working out can produce lactic acid
which may attract mosquitoes when it is release in your sweat.

4. In a small study, Researchers found
out mosquitoes like people who had
drank a beer more than their sober

5. People with the type 0 blood tend to
attract mosquitoes than people with
other blood types.

6. Malaria carrying mosquitoes were
attracted to pregnant women twice as
much as non pregnant women in a

7. Some body emits attractive
compounds while others emit repellent
compound, it's unclear how this works,
though researchers have tried to isolate
the chemicals to use them for mosquito
trap or natural bug spray