Here Are 9 Reasons Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others

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There are many theories about why mosquitoes attack some people while leaving others alone.

Tall people who emit more CO2, beer drinkers and people who sweat are all considered more attractive to these insects.

We now know one thing for sure: genetics and the chemistry of an individual’s body are the keys to understanding this fatal attraction.

Statistically, only about one in ten people are particularly attractive to mosquitoes.

Here Are 9 Reasons Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others

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1. Blood Type ( Type ‘’0’’ blood )

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People with type ‘’0‘’ blood are more likely to be pricked than those with type ‘’A‘’ blood.

This is because each blood type contains a different amount of protein and mosquitoes bite us to get protein from our blood.

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Most people secrete chemical signals that indicate their blood type.
This allows mosquitoes to choose their prey, humans, based on the signals and their need for protein.