Do you feel like mosquitoes are constantly targeting you as a meal? You may be right. Research shows mosquitoes have a preference when it comes to who they target.
According to WebMD, mosquitoes are attracted to individuals with high concentrations of cholesterol on their skin’s surface, as well as people who have an excess of specific acids, like uric acid. They’re also attracted to carbon dioxide, movement and heat.
When it comes to blood type, mosquitoes prefer blood type O over type A or B blood.
This video from New York Magazine breaks down why mosquitoes like to bite certain people over others.