What are the factors for developing Mastitis?
- Women aged 21-35 are more likely to develop mastitis
- Complications during delivery may increase mastitis occurrence
- Poor nutrition, high salt and fat intake, anemia may increase incidence of mastitis
- Maternal stress and fatigue may cause mastitis
- Injury in the breasts from any cause can damage gland tissue and ducts and this could lead to mastitis
- Antioxidants, Vitamin E, A and selenium intake reduces mastitis occurrence