10 Interesting Facts About The Human Heart

– The average heart is the size of an adult fist.

– Your heart will beat about 115,000 times each day.

– The beating sound your heart makes is caused by the opening and closing of its valves.

– Each day, your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood.

– If you were to stretch out your blood vessel system, it would extend over 60,000 miles.

– The human heart weighs less than one pound, but a man’s heart is typically two ounces heavier than a woman’s.

– A woman’s heart beats slightly faster than a man’s.

There is such a thing as a broken heart. Symptoms are similar to a heart attack but the cause is usually stress and not heart disease

– Laughing is good for your heart. It reduces stress and gives a boost to your immune system.