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Guest Column: Understanding How To Have A Healthy Heart


February 28, 2019

Think of the heart as a pump, specifically, an electro-mechanical pump that pumps blood through the lungs and throughout the whole body. It actually has electrical wiring that generates electricity. That electric current causes the heart muscles of the pumping chambers to contract to push blood through the arteries of the body. The heart also has its own circulation system of coronary arteries that carries blood and oxygen to the heart muscle itself.

Problems with the electrical wiring cause heart rhythm problems. These problems or weakening of the pumping chambers can lead to conge...

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