25 Amazing Facts About the Human Heart


25 Amazing Facts About the Human Heart


Amazing Facts about Human Heart.

 1 In humans, the heart is roughly the size of a large fist & weighs about 8-10 ounces (230-280 grams) in women and 10-12 ounces (280-340 grams) in men.

2 An adult human heart beats 72 times/minute on an average i.e. about 3 billion beats in a lifetime

 3 Human heart pumps about 6 quarts (5.7 liters) of blood through the body.

.4 Newborn's heart beats faster (70-190 beats per minute) than the adult's heart.

5 Our heart is located in the center of chest usually pointing slightly left.

Every day the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. In lifetime equals driving the moon and back. Because the heart has its own electrical impulse so it can continue to beat even when separated from the body, as long as it has an adequate supply of oxygen.

7 Cocaine badly affects the heart's electrical activity.

8 Prolonged lack of sleep can cause irregular jumping of 
heartbeats called PVCs.

9 The first successful human heart transplant was done on Dec. 3, 1967, by Dr. Christiaan Barnard of South Africa into the body of Louis Washansky, though the recipient lived for 18 days only.

10  A heart attack leads to cardiac arrest which is the sudden loss of heart functions usually occurs as a result of electrical disturbances of heart rhythm.


25 Amazing Facts About the Human Heart

11 If our heart pumps blood outside the body, it can reach at the height up to 30 meters.

12 The heart begins beating at four weeks when conception and doesn't stop till death.

13 The volume of blood pumped up by the guts will vary over a large vary, from 5 to thirty liters per minute

14 The first open-heart surgery occurred in 1893. It was performed by Daniel Hale Williams.

15 Heartbeat about 115,000 times each day.

16 An electrical system controls the rhythm of your heart. It’s called the cardiac conduction system.

17 Whales have the largest heart of any mammal.

18 Most heart attacks happen on a Monday.

19 Christmas day is that the commonest day of the year for heart attacks to happen.

20The human heart weighs less than 1 pound.

21However, a man’s heart, on average, is a pair of ounces heavier than a woman’s heart.

22 A woman’s heart beats slightly quicker than a man’s heart.

23 The beating sound of your heart is caused by the valves of the guts gap and shutting.

24 It’s possible to have a broken heart.

It’s known as broken heart syndrome and may have similar symptoms as an attack.

25 The difference is that a heart attack is from heart disease and broken heart syndrome is caused by a rush of stress hormones from an emotional or physical stress event.

26 Laughing is good for your heart. It reduces stress and gives a boost to your immune system.


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