18 + 1 is an interesting fact about our hearts

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Although medicine is already there to replace a sick heart with a healthy one, the heart is still one of our most exciting organs. We know a lot about it, but there are always some interesting things that can come as a surprise. We’ve gathered a bunch of exciting facts about our hearts.

1. The more educated someone is, the less likely they are to have heart disease. This is because the more educated tend to live healthier lives, exercise more, do not smoke, and eat more health-consciously.

2. Quitting smoking very soon is thanked by the heart: as early as one year after cessation, the risk of developing coronary heart disease is halved.

3. Most people during the Christmas holidays, they will have a heart attack on December 25, 26 and New Year’s Eve.

4. People can really break their hearts. At least certain critical, difficult life situations can cause temporary heart failure.

5. Our hearts are about as big as when we hold our two hands together.

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6. Our hearts beat an average of a hundred thousand times a day.

7. Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s. This is because the heart of women beats an average of 78 times per minute, while that of men only 70 times.

8. Although he lives differently in the public consciousness, he lives in Hungary more women die of cardiovascular disease as a man.

9. The risk of cardiovascular disease is higher in both sexes than in cancer. That is, a woman is more likely to have heart disease than breast cancer, and men are also more likely to have such a problem, such as prostate cancer.

10. It was long believed that the heart is our only organ that cannot get cancer from thisl. We now know that this is not the case, but heart cancer is extremely rare: it occurs in one in 12,000 cancers.

11. Heart disease has been with us almost since the beginning of humanity: Traces of this type of disease have also been found in 3,000-year-old mummies.

12. The human heart begins to beat in the fourth to fifth weeks of fetal development.

13. Of the animals the blue whale lives with the biggest heart: the heart of adult specimens reaches 680 pounds.

14. Our heart pumps blood into every cell in our body. The only exception is the cornea, the front, translucent part of the outer sheath of the eyeball.

15. The first pacemakers, or pacemakers, had to be plugged into a wall outlet to work.

16. Most heart attacks happen on Mondays, the second most dangerous day is friday.

17. At each contraction, our heart moves about 85 milliliters of blood, for a total of about 8,500 liters in a day.

18. A heart attack can have different symptoms in both sexes. Men tend to experience severe melchas pain, while women are more likely to feel nausea, pain in the shoulder or jaw.

19. In an experiment at the University of California, it was shown that when couples in love sit quietly facing each other and just look at each other, their hearts start to beat to a beat after a while.

The article a Buda Health Center experts with the participation of made.


Source: Patika Magazin Online by www.patikamagazin.hu.

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