Amazing Facts

Human Heart Facts





  1. Women hearts beat faster than men.



  2. Three years after a person quits smoking, there chance of having a heart
    attack is the same as someone who has never smoked before.


  3. The human heart weighs less than a pound.


  4. The human heart can create enough pressure that it could squirt blood at a
    distance of thirty feet.


  5. The first open heart surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Hall Williams in
    1893.


  6. Scientists have discovered that the longer the ring finger is in boys the less
    chance they have of having a heart attack.


  7. The right lung of a human is larger than the left one. This is because of the
    space and placement of the heart.


  8. The human heart beast roughly 35 million times a year.


  9. Olive oil can help in lowering cholesterol levels and decreasing the risk of
    heart complications.


  10. In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood.


  11. In 1967, the first successful heart transplant was performed in Cape Town,
    South Africa.


  12. People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or
    heart attack.


  13. Most heart attacks occur between the hours of 8 and 9 AM.


  14. The human heart beast roughly 35 million times a year.


  15. At one time it was thought that the heart controlled a person's emotions.




   
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