Dangers Of Mosquitoes

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With the onset of the monsoons, the weather has become really humid and many people are falling ill. Along with the change of season, it is also the time when mosquitoes bite and spread various harmful diseases such as dengue, malaria, and chikungunya. This is because the rainy season provides apt conditions for mosquitoes and other insects to thrive, which pose a threat to your child’s and your health.

Just the thought of a mosquito bite is enough to scare anyone. Although most mosquito bites and their scars resolve on their own, they cause a lot of irritation. Children are more prone to mosquito bites as they have sweet blood and mosquitoes get attracted to their smell. Along with kids, parents also need to protect themselves from mosquito
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So, try and avoid going out during these hours and keep your child occupied at home with other toys so that he/she doesn’t go out to play. Keep windows and doors closed to deny access to mosquitoes.
Mosquitoes and other insects are attracted to dark colors. Avoid dressing your child in blacks and greys and don’t wear them yourself. Dress up your child in light colored clothes.
Most of the times, your child will get a mosquito bite on the exposed parts of the skin. Try and dress up your child in full-sleeved clothes with pants or slacks.
Mosquitoes either breed in dirty water or clean water that is stagnant. Do not allow water to stand in and around your house. Keep water filters covered and empty the water from water coolers.
Lights such as yellow light and fluorescent light also catch the attention of mosquitoes in the evening. Keep these lights turned off as much as possible.
Avoid going for a swim during the rainy season since it has stagnant water and an open ground for mosquitoes to
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Make use of anti-mosquito patches to prevent mosquito bites. Although you can find various mosquito repellent patches in the market, we recommend BodyGuard Premium Natural Anti-mosquito Patches. Unlike other mosquito repellent patches, these are DEET- free patches and are completely safe to use on children.
Click here to see BodyGuard DEET-free mosquito repellent patches.

These are prepared with natural ingredients such as Citronella oil, eucalyptus oil, and mint oil and they are effective for 12 hours. They do not contain any chemicals and safe to use for all age groups.

For older children and yourself, you can use BodyGuard Premium Anti-mosquito Bands. The BodyGuard anti-mosquito band is made up of silicone and it contains Natural citronella essence, which helps to keep mosquitoes at bay.
Click here to see Natural and effective BodyGuard anti-mosquito band.

The band can be used to keep mosquitoes away for approx. 40 hours. One may wear the band in mosquito infested areas and store it in an airtight pouch when not in use. This helps to increase the life of the product. It is the best way to protect yourself and your active child from mosquitoes when

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