Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

Why do mosquito bites itch so much? Thought understanding how the mosquito feeds in relation to our immune system we can reveal the answer.  When mosquitoes bite they feed by injecting saliva which contains proteins and anticoagulant. The anticoagulant stops the blood from cudgelling allowing the mosquito to feed until they are full. The proteins being foreign agents to the hosts body trigger the immune system which reacts by release histamine, a substance that directs white bl...

Why Do Mosquitos Bite? The Science & Solutions

Why Do Mosquitos Bite? The Science & Solutions

Why Do Mosquitos bite? New research has shown a light on the REAL reasons mosquitos and other biting insects prefer to bite some people over others, together with some simple tricks we can use to reduce the chance of being bitten.