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Keep your heart in mind this month-and every month

 

February 9, 2022

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Eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and avoiding or stopping smoking are the most commonly prescribed preventative measures for heart health, according to the American Heart Association.

February is American Heart Month and to kickstart your cardiovascular health, here are some astounding facts about the human heart.

  • The human heart pumps blood through the 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the body. By comparison, the distance around the Earth at the equator is about 24,901 miles.
  • Your heart beats approximately 100,000 times per day. That's about 5 times the numb...



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