Have you ever wondered about the magnificent organ that lies within your chest - Your Heart! It is an intricately designed organ that pumps blood throughout the entire body, beats without you ever thinking about it, but it can be broken in many ways. So, let's understand your heart and six vital things there is to know to stay in great health.
1. Your heart is the best pump you have ever owned!
The heart can last over 100 years without service or maintenance. If it beats at an average of 80 beats per minute, then that is about 4,800 times per hour. For 24 hours, that's over 115,000 times a day. Then for one year, that is over 42,000,000 times! Therefore, if you live to be 80 years old, your heart will have beaten over 3 billion times!