Are men or women more likely to get bell's palsy?

No difference. Both men and women can get bell's palsy and there is no significant difference between them.
Equal Opportunity. Bell's palsy affects about 40, 000 americans every year. It is more common in diabetics and those with upper respiratory ailments. Some studies show pregnant women are three times more likely than non-pregnant women to be affected. It generally occurs between the ages of 15 and 60. There may also be a genetic predisposition. Men and women are equally affected.