However, why is it so irresistible to scratch yourself?

When walking in the park, while sunbathing on the beach or simply, while reading this article, without knowing it, a mosquito may be about to sting you ... And although, it will not go from a slight welt, it will not take long to produce the uncomfortable but inevitable itching, which will force you to scratch even when it's not ideal ...

 

However, why is it so irresistible to scratch yourself?

The reason could be in evolution, that is; Biologically when something bothers your skin, like a sting, the cells release a chemical (histamine) that causes nociceptors in the skin to send messages to the brain through the nerves of the spine.


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