Human body is amazing yet a complex system which functions with the aid of different organs. Of those organs everyone is aware that Heart is a important organ in our human body. Here we will see 9 Interesting facts about Human heart which you wouldn’t have heard before.
1. Do you want to know size of your heart.?
Do the following to find it yourself. Hold out your hand and make a fist.
If you are a adult its about same size as two fists.
If you are a kid your heart is about same size as your fist.
2. Your Heart beats about 100,000 times in one day.
In an average lifetime the human heart will beat more than 2.5 billion times.
3. Your Heart pumps about 1 million barrels of blood during an average lifetime.
This pumping of Heart is more than enough to fill more than 3 super tankers.
4.Heart can continue to beat even when separated from body
Heart has its own electrical impulse. Because of this heart can continue to beat even when separated from the body as long as it has an adequate supply of oxygen.
5. Your Heart is capable of pumping blood to almost all of the body’s 75 trillion cells .
6.The “Lub-dub” sound of heart beat is sound made by four valves present in the heart.
7.Heart does the most physical work of any muscle in your body during a lifetime.
8.Your Heart starts functioning right from the day you are an 4 month
fetus in your mom’s womb.
9.A woman’s heart typically beats faster than a man’s heart.
Heart of an average man beats approximately 70 times a minute, whereas the average woman has a heart rate of 78 beats per minute.