[@OMG FACTS #11]
The fetal heart has developed over time, first like a fish heart, then a frog heart (which frogs had) and finally the four-chamber structure of the human heart. Your heart is act like a synchronized engine - the right-side pumps blood into the lungs, whereas the left-side pumps it back into the body.
The heart pumps about 2K gallons of blood through thousands of miles of blood vessels every day. The heart pumps blood through 60K miles of blood vessels.
The first heart surgery occurred in 1893 by Daniel Hale Williams, who was one of the black cardiologists in US at that time. Also, the first implantable pacemaker was received by Arne Larsson in 1958 who lived longer than the surgeon.
I bet you didn’t know - The youngest person to receive heart surgery was only a minute old. Usually babies don’t survive having such heart defect. Her surgery was successful.
Heart failure can also be caused by a viral infection that attacks the heart muscle, but this can happen to anyone at any age. People of all ages need to learn about risk factors, understand the signs and symptoms of heart disease, take steps today to prevent and protect your heart health. Each heart attack symptom is different, so it is important that you learn such signs.
Regular exercise is the absolute most significant key to heart wellbeing. What's more, it’s FREE!
Pulse rate is influenced by age and wellness level. This chart can give you an idea of how time affects those cardiovascular changes:
Newborn: 70 to 160 bpm
One to four years: 80 to 120 bpm
Five to nine years: 75 to 110 bpm
Children 10+ years and non-athletic adults: 60 to 100 bpm
Athletic adults: 40 to 60 bpm
Here are some unusual facts about HEART: