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Interesting Facts About Heart!

Blood is about 78 percent water.
The heart beats about 100,000 times each day.
The heart weighs less than one pound. The average weight for women is eight ounces and for men, 10 ounces. The heart is made up of four chambers, the left atrium, right atrium, left ventricle and right ventricle. The study of the human heart and its various disorders is known as cardiology.
Women hearts beat faster than men.
Three years after a person quits smoking, there chance of having a heart attack is the same as someone who has never smoked before.
The human heart weighs less than a pound.
The human heart can create enough pressure that it could squirt blood at a distance of thirty feet.
The first open heart surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Hall Williams in 1893.
Scientists have discovered that the longer the ring finger is in boys the less chance they have of having a heart attack.
The right lung of a human is larger than the left one. This is because of the space and placement of the heart. The human heart beat roughly 35 million times a year.
Olive oil can help in lowering cholesterol levels and decreasing the risk of heart complications.
In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood.
In 1967, the first successful heart transplant was performed in Cape Town, South Africa.
People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack.
Most heart attacks occur between the hours of 8 and 9 AM.
The human heart beast roughly 35 million times a year.
At one time it was thought that the heart controlled a person's emotions.
Every day 2,700 people die of heart disease.
During a typical human life span, the human heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times.
In one day your heart beats 100,000 times.
For humans the normal pulse is 70 heartbeats per minute.

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