What are the blood vessels that feed the heart?

Coronary arteries. Coronary arteries are taking off from the sinuses if valsalva, tiny pouches in the leaflets of the aortic valve, and they go on feeding the heart muscle.

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Could you tell me what is the general name of the blood vessels on the heart?

Coronary arteries. Deliver oxygenated blood to the heart. Coronary veins return deoxygenated blood back.

Why exactly is smoking bad for you heart and blood vessels?

Atherosclerosis. It accelerates the process of atherosclerosis or clogging the arteries plus has hypercoagulable effect ie makes ur blood thicker and more prone to develop clots. Nicotine can induce spasms in the coronary arteries and periphral arteries too.

What type of fat is good for your heart and your blood vessels?

The ideal diet. = gvb = grains/veg/beans (+ fruit nuts, and seeds) at the 90 + % level. This is what fits with our anatomy and physiology. But of the fats, nuts/seeds are some better with small organic extra virgin oiive & sesame oils or krill oil (likely better than distilled fish oil). I say take supplements only 4-5 days/week so that the body does not become adapted to them & they become ineffective. Www. Thepm.

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

Circulation. Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated.

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

Circulation. Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated.

Do trained professional endurance athletes have more blood vessels surrounding the heart and the rest if the body?

Yes. Exercise improve blood circulation and open up smaller blood vessels which may not be visible to naked eye.
Normal finding. Athletes do not have more blood vessels than the average person but their heart works more efficiently. In general, the more fit that one is, the slower the resting heart rate and the more efficient is the pumping action of the heart. Athletes are able to raise their slow resting heart rate with activity and have it come back to normal very quickly. Those out of shape will take a long time.

What happens to the heart and blood vessels if you don't do any cardiovascular exercise?

Complicated. By lack of exercise, do you mean complete immobility? Also, what type of diet is the person consuming? Are they under a lot of stress? What is the family history? Many things contribute to good heart health. Exercise is but one of them, constant low intensity activity without exercise can still keep someone's heart healthy with the right diet and well managed stress and sleep.

Would propranolol be effective at widening blood vessels and relieving heart pain due to vasoconstriction? Or would other meds need to be added?

NO. Betablockers can actually worsen constricted blood vessels by leaving the Alpha adrenergic receptors unopposed. Betablockers are contraindicated in instances of suspected vasospasm. The correct treatment is calcium channel blockers which you're taking and nitrates.