Importance of Heart

Heart is a hollow organ that has perhaps the most important function in our body and that is to carry out blood to all the parts of the body and that is absolutely necessary for a person to live.

All in all we can say that Heart is that organ that helps us to live. It keeps us alive and kicking and without the pumping of heart, our body will just be a dead corpse.

Structure of Heart

The human heart consists of 4 Chambers.

2 Atria’s.

2 ventricles.

It also is made up of 4 valves as well and all of them carry out specific functions so that life is maintained and supported.

The human heart is safe inside a layer called pericardium and this layer gives stability to our pumping heart. It is located towards the left side of sternum and is quite a delicate organ and hence such security is given to it by nature.

Diseases of Heart

There are a lot of diseases of heart that can be due to several different reasons. Now, we will have a look at some of the most common heart diseases that are found  worldwide.

These diseases of the heart are also called cardiovascular diseases.

  1. Abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Aorta disease and Marfan syndrome.
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Heart muscle disease
  • Heart valve disease
  • Pericardial disease
  • Heart stroke

All of these diseases can result in death of the patient as even the slightest of a disease that is related to heart can simply prove fatal for the person and hence utmost care needs to be taken.

Some of the following things should be done to improve the health of your heart.

Precautionary Measures

  1.  Avoid fast food
  2. Avoid sugary drinks
  3. Avoid eating processed foods
  4. Do some cardio exercise daily
  5. Running and walking is also very important
  6. Keep visiting your cardiologist on regular basis
  7. Avoid smoking
  8. Avoid drinking
  9. Avoid taking too much stress
  10. Never push yourself beyond your physical limits

These things need to be taken care of to have a healthy heart and hence a healthy life in return.

There are a lot of recent techniques and technologies that help to even renew the life of the human heart and that surely is a great step in the history of human science and technology but still if we follow a healthy lifestyle then most of these problems can actually be avoided.

However, if God forbid you ever happen to suffer from these diseases, then all you need to do is to visit your cardiologist as early as possible and follow all of his advice and more likely than not you can start living a normal life pretty soon.