• Bell's Palsy Risk Factors

Risk Factors

Certain factors act as risks for Bell's Palsy:

  • Family history: Bell's Palsy may recur in patients with positive family history of Bell's Palsy.
  • Age: Bell's Palsy is more common in adults, though it may affect children also.
  • Diseases: Certain diseases like Diabetes act as risk factor for development of Bell's Palsy.
  • Pregnancy: Bell's Palsy is more common during pregnancy for unknown reasons.