Can vascular conditions damage the heart?

Absolutely. Coronary artery disease (cholesterol plaque formation leading to narrowing heart vessels) is a well known and by far the most common cause of heart attacks. Kawasaki disease seen in children is known for coronary artery aneurysms that can also cause heart attacks and death.
Yes. Absent congenital defects, valve disease and trauma it is vascular disease or clogged coronary arteries that ends up damaging the heart. Hypertension, nicotine, diabetes, elevated lipids all drive the progression of coronary artery disease. Exercise and diet, medical therapy, stents balloons bypass and vascular monitoring are goods ways to slow progression of artery disease.

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of congestive heart failure?

Associations. Rather than complications i.e. Blood vessel diseases are common in patients with heart failure who happen to have less optimal blood vessels in heart, kidneys, and legs. Read more...
Vascular conditions? Not sure what you mean by vascular conditions. CHF doesn't cause vascular conditions but vascular compromise of the heart or kidneys could result in congestion. Read more...

What age do you have to be to develop heart/vascular disease?

Heart/vascular dz. You just have to be alive to develop cardiovascular disease. There is no age which is predictive and your possibility of having the disease processes ends only when you are no more. Read more...

Does vascular disease involve only the heart and the brain?

No. It also involves the peripheral circulation and renal arteries. The hallmark of peripheral arterial disease is claudication, leg pain which is predictably present when a person walks a certain distance and is usually felt in the calf/calves, typically feeling like fatigue. The hallmark of significant renal artery disease is uncontrollable hypertension. Read more...
No. Atherosclerosis is a generalized process that can involve any artery. The coronary and carotid arteries are just two of these. Peripheral artery disease involving the arteries supplying the legs is very common. Read more...

Is it really the case that vascular disease involve only the heart and the brain?

No... it's diffuse. Vascular disease itself occurs throughout the entire human body; disease becomes manifest depending on the "end organ." if the heart has coronary artery disease: sx is angina; if it's the kidney: flank pain & possibly hematuria; the extremity: pain or tissue loss, like, an ulcer; the brain, a stroke. Hence, atherosclerosis or "hardening of the arteries" happens everywhere, only in degrees... Read more...
No. Vascular disease can involve any blood vessel including heart, brain, neck, abdomen, chest and legs. Read more...

Please explain if it is true that vascular disease involve only the heart and the brain?

No. . Vascular disease can involve any of the blood vessels of the body, such as the arteries that supply the legs or the abdominal organs. Read more...
False. Vascular disease can affect anywhere that blood vessels are located. Extremities, chest, abdomen, back, etc. Read more...