The Heart

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The Heart

  1. 1. The heart Fernando valdovinos
  2. 2. <ul><li>In an average lifetime, the heart beats more than two and a half billion times, without ever pausing to rest. the heart provides the power needed for life. </li></ul>
  3. 3. anatomy of the heart
  4. 4. The heart facts <ul><li>The heart weighs between 7 and 15 ounces </li></ul><ul><li>It pumps over 100,000 times in a day over 2,000 liters of blood </li></ul><ul><li>Your heart is located between your lungs in the middle of your chest </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cholesterol and high blood pressure can cause heart attacks </li></ul><ul><li>heart attack usually occurs when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood through a coronary artery </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Obesity, high-blood pressure and high blood cholesterol can increase the risk of developing heart disease. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>There are four chambers in the heart </li></ul><ul><li>Two atria </li></ul><ul><li>Two ventricles </li></ul>

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