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

False. Vascular disease can affect anywhere that blood vessels are located. Extremities, chest, abdomen, back, etc.
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.

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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...

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...