By: Lucas Hoopingarner

The Heart

who am i

I am a pump with four chambers I am a big muscle I Pump blood

Diseases for the heart

  1. Sudden death. occurs when there is loss of the heart ability to pump blood. this may be because of a heart attack

intresting facts

  1. A adults hearts beat 72 times a minute 100,000 times a day 3,600,000 a year
  2. Because the heart has its own electrical impulse, it can continue to beat even when separated from the body, as long as it has an adequate supply of oxygen.
  3. The heart pumps blood to almost all of the body’s 75 trillion cells. Only the corneas receive no blood supply.
  4. During an average lifetime, the heart will pump nearly 1.5 million barrels of blood—enough to fill 200 train tank cars.
  5. Five percent of blood supplies the heart, 15-20% goes to the brain and central nervous system, and 22% goes to the kidneys.