1. The heart generates a powerful electromagnetic field.
The electromagnetic field of the heart is so powerful it can be measured several feet away from your body. Using an ECG (electrocardiogram) it was found that the hearts amplitude was 60 times greater than your brain. The heart has more power than your mind, using both your heart and mind gives you superpowers!
2. Your heart beats 100,000 times a day!
That’s 100,000 opportunities to practice heart centered gratitude, connecting with your body and expanding your capacity for growing positive emotions. Even a 2 minute check in, and thankful thought to your heart has unimaginable powers for your immediate health.
3. Regular exercise, healthy diet and stress management are the three most significant factors for heart health
The best news is, these choices are all under your control. You have the power to transform your destiny through daily action or inaction. 1 in 2 Americans hs at least one risk factor for heart disease– and you can choose to not be one of them!
4. Well trained athletes have a larger heart because it has to pump more blood.
Translation– you can increase the size of your heart and electromagnetic field with exercise. All the more reason to move in a way that sparks joy to your heart!
5. Erectile dysfunction can be an early indicator of blockages to the heart.
Seemingly unrelated, but don’t forget the body
works as a whole machine. When one area is off its an indicator of something that needs repair. Blockages in one area often mean there are blockages in another. Are you listening to your bodies ques?
6. The earliest known case of heart disease was identified in the remains of a 3,500-year-old Egyptian mummy.
7. The first implantable pacemaker was used in 1958. Arne Larsson, who received the pacemaker, lived longer than the surgeon who implanted it.
8. The first open-heart surgery occurred in 1893. It was performed by Daniel Hale Williams, who was one of the few black cardiologists in the United States at the time.
9. Most heart attacks happen on a Monday.
10. Christmas day is the most common day of the year for heart attacks to happen.
12. Death from a broken heart, or broken heart syndrome, is possible but extremely rare.
13. Laughing is good for your heart. It reduces stress and gives a boost to your immune system.