Heart Facts, Reasons And Aspects:

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  • Every day, your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck for 20 miles (32 km).
  • Your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse.
  • 75 trillion cells receive blood from the heart. Only the corneas don't.
  • Having an orgasm at least 3 times a week cuts in half the likelihood of coronary heart disease.
  • Your heart will pump nearly 1.5 million barrels of blood during your lifetime, enough to fill 200 train tank cars.
  • Instead of chest pains, heart attacks in women have nausea, indigestion, and shoulder aches.
  • Your heart beats over 100,000 times per day.
  • Owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by more than a third, researchers found.
  • Multivitamins increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, according to recent studies.
  • Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to.
  • Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
  • A man received the heart of a suicide victim, married his widow, and years later killed himself on the same way his donor did.
  • Vegetarians are 19% less likely to die from heart disease, a study found.
  • Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third.
  • Couples who are in love synchronize their heart rates after gazing into each others' eyes for three minutes.
  • The human heart is not on the left-hand side of the body; it's in the middle.
  • One-third of first heart attacks are fatal, and another third result in permanent damage to the heart.
  • Smoking makes the risk of a heart attack 200% to 400% greater than that of nonsmokers.
  • "Stayin' Alive" has the optimum tempo for performing CPR on someone who has just suffered a heart attack.
  • People who work 11 hours or more a day are 67% more likely to have a heart attack than those with an 8-hour work day, according to a study.
  • While sudden heart attacks during sex are rare, 75% of them happen to men who are cheating on their wives.
  • The inventor of the heart stent approached numerous companies for funding and was rejected. It was funded by the owner of Fuddrucker's restaurant, whom he met by chance on a golf course.
  • People who work 11 hours or more a day are 67% more likely to have a heart attack than people with an 8-hour work day, according to a study.