The average heart beats 100,000 times and pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood each day.
(Source: American Heart Association)
When something goes wrong with your heart, it could be related to blood flow, how your heart pumps, your heart rhythm, with the blood vessels, the valves, or a birth defect.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Helping Your Heart, fourth edition, cvs-ahc-90648
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