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What are the names of coronary arteries in the heart?

What are the names of coronary arteries in the heart?

See Below: The three primary arteries of the heart are the left anterior descending, lad, the circumflex and the right coronary artery, rca. ...Read more

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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more


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How can we deal with hardened heart arteries?

How can we deal with hardened heart arteries?

Symptoms?: If you have symptoms (angina or heart attack), you need to be under a doctor's care. For everyone concerned about arteriosclerosis: don't smoke, eat a Mediterranean Diet, keep BP under control, try to be optimal weight, exercise daily. If you're >65, have diabetes, or known blockage, take aspirin daily (at least 75 mg). ...Read more

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Is stretching beneficial to your arteries and heart?

Is stretching beneficial to your arteries and heart?

Stretching: Stretching itself is unlikely to so but if stretching is part of your aerobic exercise session prelude then it will help avoid muscle and joint injury. ...Read more

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How does tiny arteries to the heart affect procedures?

How does tiny arteries to the heart affect procedures?

Ensure blood supply: The question is a little vague but i will try to explain. The small arteries to the heart (the coronary arteries) are what supply blood to the hearyt to keep it pumping. The big artery from the heart supplies the systemic circulation. If the small arteries get blocked, then you have a heart attack and may die. Any surgical proceedure may put enough stress on the heart to have a heart attack. ...Read more

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With 2 collapsed arteries, is this a danger for my heart?

With 2 collapsed arteries, is this a danger for my heart?

I am assuming you : Are talking about coronary artery disease in the form of an atheromatous plague occlusive disease. Also I am assuming you don't have a heart attack. If above is right, you are supposed to be under the care of a cardiologist now. Drug treatment, stress test, 2d echocardiogram, cardiac catheterization and evaluation for a possible revascularization procedure already possibly done. ...Read more

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What are the main foods that harm the hearts arteries and why?

What are the main foods that harm the hearts arteries and why?

Cholesterol: Cholesterol containing food is bad for your arteries. Change diet to veg, salad, fruit and fish twice a week. Why? Cholesterol can clog your pipe lines. ...Read more

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How often heart cath is done with some one with no block arterys ?

How  often heart cath is done with some one with no block arterys ?

Not often: A ct angio may be a reasonable alternative. Sounds like the cath is being performed because it can be not because it needs to be. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the hardening of the heart's arteries caused by?

Can you please explain the hardening of the heart's arteries caused by?

Cholesterol and time: Untreated high chol , high bp, and time usually are the big factors. Family hx also plays a key role. ...Read more

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