Your Heart: The Facts

Posted by on March 27, 2012 in Active Living & Healthy Eating, News | 0 comments

Did you know your heart is actually in the center of your chest, not on the left side? It’s nestled between your lungs in the center of your chest, so why do we place our hand over the left side of our chest when we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Who knows….

Did you know that Monday’s are the most common days for heart attacks? Other heart-attack filled days are Christmas, the day after Christmas, and New Years day. Any thoughts why?

Did you know that a man’s heart is about 25% larger than a woman’s? The man’s larger heart can pump more blood per beat, meaning a woman’s heart has to beat faster to keep the same blood flow.

Find more fun heart facts HERE

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