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BY cynthia Parga
The Heart is important organ in your body
The Human Heart. The heart is one of the most important organs in the entire human body. It is really nothing more than a pump, composed of muscle which pumps blood throughout the body, beating approximately 72 times per minute of our lives.
Human heart : function & facts
The human heart is an organ that pump Blood throughout the body via the circulatory system , supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissue and removing
Basic Anatomy and Function of the Heart
The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood to all the tissues in your body through a network of blood vessels. The right side of the heart pumps blood through the lungs where it picks up oxygen. The left side of the heart receives the blood containing oxygen and pumps the blood to the rest of your body.
What side of the body is the heart on in a human?
The base of the heart is located along the body's midline with the apex pointing toward the left side. Because the heart points to the left, about 2/3 of the heart's mass is found on the left side of the body and the other 1/3 is on the right.
Make up if the heart
The walls of the heart are made up of three layers, while the cavity is divided into four parts. There are two upper chambers, called the right and left atria, and two lower chambers, called the right and left ventricles. The Right Atrium, as it is called, receives blood from the upper and lower body through the superior vena cava and the inferior vena cava, respectively, and from the heart muscle itself through the coronary sinus. The right atrium is the larger of the two atria, having very thin walls
Heart disease and heart attack
Not only is a woman’s heart smaller than a man’s, but the signs that it’s in trouble are a lot less obvious. When women have a
http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-disease-heart-attacksheart attack -- and more than a half million do each year -- they’re more likely to have
http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/picture-of-the-shouldershoulder aches rather than the hallmark
Heart disease is the biggest killer of both men and women. And both genders should heed this healthy advice: Don’t smoke, keep your
http://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/guide/diastolic-and-systolic-blood-pressure-know-your-numbersblood pressure and
http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/guide/understanding-numberscholesterol levels in check, and watch for the obvious and the more subtle warning signs your heart could be in trouble.