Advanced Integrative Medicine Blog: mosquito bites

Take the STING Out of Summer

Summertime fun sometimes comes with a little bite. Despite our best efforts to keep the bugs and the UVA rays away, sometimes summer gets the best of us. Here are some of our favorite home remedies to take the STING out of some of summer’s most common complaints! Wasp and Bee Stings Scrape away the …continue reading.

Zika Virus Concerns

With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games just a few weeks away, the anxiety about the spread and transmission of the Zika virus remains a global concern. Scientists are calling for the Olympic Committee to move the games out of Rio, seemingly the “epicenter’ for the Aedes mosquito that transmits the infection. Just this week, golfer …continue reading.

Mosquitoes 101

Thanks to this summer’s record rainfall, the mosquitoes are out in full force, making it almost impossible to be outside, even during the day. They are more than a nuisance. Mosquitoes may carry a number of deadly diseases, including malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, West Nile virus and encephalitis. Read on to discover what you …continue reading.