Unknown & Surprising facts about Human Heart | Facts of Blood Bank

By | September 20, 2017

The heart is also known as Blood Bank of the human body. A place of every feeling. The heart is a muscular organ in humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Today we share some facts about heart. Let’s read

Unknown & Surprising facts about Human Heart | Facts of Blood Bank


  • Our heart is not fully located at the left side, actually, it is located just behind and slightly left of the breastbone which almost comes in the centre portion.


  • There is a girl in Russia named Virsaviya Borun who was born with a rare condition called Pentalogy of Cantrell which caused her heart to form outside the chest.


  • Every day, your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck for 32 km (20 miles).


  • After four weeks of pregnancy, the heart of the child begins to beat.


  • Till the date, the lowest beats recorded are 26 beats per minute and the highest beats recorded are 480 beats per minute.


  • It is found by researchers that owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

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  • Your heartbeats also change, according to the song you are hearing.


  • The heartbeat of the newly born child is the fastest (70-160 beat/minute) and the heartbeat is the slowest (30-40 beat/minute) in old age.


  • According to new studies, multivitamins can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease.


  • The weight of heart is between 250 to 350 grams.


  • Your heart beats 72 times in a minute and about 1 lac in the entire day and about 2.5 billion times throughout life.


  • The symptoms of heart attack are different in both men and women. A broken heart also pains like a heart attack.


  • Your heart sends blood to all 75 trillion cells of the body except for the cornea cells found in the eye.


  • It is found that there are 19% less chances of heart attacks to vegetarians than others.


  • The sound of ‘thump-thump’, which is heard on the heartbeat, is formed due to the opening and closing of the 4 valves found in the heart.


  • Heart diseases have also been found in 3,000-year-old Mummies.


  • If your heart pumps blood out of the body then blood can bounce up to 30 ft.


  • Love is denoted by “heart symbol” since 1250. But why is this using no one knows?


  • The first successful heart surgery took place in the year 1893, the first successful artificial valve was cast in 1950, for the first time in 1967, a person’s heart was inserted into another person (that person survived for 18 days) and the first permanent artificial heart was fitted in 1982.


  • The first heart transplant using a “dead heart” was performed by surgeons in Australia, in October 2014.


  • Smoking makes the risk of a heart attack 200% to 400% greater than that of nonsmokers.


So, these are Unknown & Surprising facts about Human Heart | Facts of Blood Bank


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