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Human Heart Facts and Information

 
Your Heart

~ The muscle in the walls of your heart contracts regularly.

~ Blood is pumped around your body as your heart muscle contracts.

~ Your heart is located in the middle of your chest.

~ Your rib cage protects your heart.

~ The right side of your heart is smaller than the left side.

 

heart cross section picture
 

~ Your heart has four chambers.

~ Your clenched fist is about the same size as your heart.

~ The left and right sides of the heart are separated.

~ De-oxygenated blood is received by the right hand side of your heart.

~ Oxygenated blood is received by the left hand side of your heart.

~ Blood leaves your heart in arteries, which have thick walls.

~ Blood is returned to your heart in veins, which have thin walls.

~ Arteries and veins are called blood vessels.

~ Pulses can be felt from each beat on the left hand side of your heart.

~ Your heart beats an average of 70 beats per min (bpm).

~ At rest, it takes 6 seconds for blood to be pumped around your body and back to your heart.

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