Mosquitoes are not just causing nuisance and spreading diseases when they are alive, they are also proving that they continue to have a negative impact on us human beings, even when they are dead! Researchers have found that these pesky critters can still cause allergic reactions, even when they’ve been swatted! Here’s an article with further information…
When alive, mosquitoes are a dreaded nuisance, transmitting many diseases through their bites. But they are no safer dead. The disintegrated portions of the dead pests, according to a study by Delhi University’s Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, are the second-most common cause of allergic reaction in patients suffering from asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Asthma sufferers beware! Mosquitoes could be the cause of even more suffering for you!
Of course, it’s not just those of us with asthma that need to be mindful of these pests. Mosquitoes can cause a myriad of allergic reactions.
Despite their high annoyance factor, not all mosquitoes are out for blood; only the females are, explains Joseph M. Conlon, a mosquito expert with the American Mosquito Control Association. “Female mosquitoes imbibe blood as a protein source for egg development,” Conlon says. Here’s what your specific reaction to mosquito bites says about you…
Look at all ways possible to prevent mosquitoes from biting you in the first instance. Don’t give them an opportunity to cause misery, even when they are dead.
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