What is the circulatory system?

The circulatory system is a system in our bodys that moves blood to and from the heart. It also carries oxygen, nutrients, and hormones to cells, and removes waste products like carbon dioxide.

What are some dangers?

Well like any part of our body things can happen.

  • Heart Failure
  • Blood Clogs

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How to keep your circulatory system healthy?

  • Exercise 30 minutes minimum per day (Like I have been saying in all presentations).
  • Have a good food plan and don’t overeat.
  • Drink lots of water.
  • Cut down on salt.

What is the heart?

The heart is what pumps the blood throughout our bodies. There are four chambers in the heart that help push blood through the body.

Fun Facts!

There are miles of blood vessels in our body

The sound of the heart is caused by the valves closing.

Within each drop of blood there is around 5 million red blood cells.

The heart beats around 2.5 million billion times in someone’s life.

Red blood cells move in a single file line

When the body is at rest it takes around 6 seconds to move blood from the heart to the lungs and back