We all know that our blood system is really complicated, that’s why it’s important to take care of your heart and know your blood type. Unfortunately, many people don’t know about all the opportunities of our body.
Bright Side has collected interesting scientific facts about our blood that you probably don’t know.
- It would take 1,120,000 mosquitoes to drain all the blood from an adult human.
- To make blood circulate, the heart creates such pressure that it can release a 30-ft-high stream of blood.
- A human being can live without a pulse. In 2012, doctors installed a device in 55-year-old Craig Lewis’ body that allows blood to circulate throughout his body without a pulse.
- Stan Larkin lived 555 days without a heart, waiting to receive a transplant. His own heart was replaced with a device that Stain used to carry in his backpack. He could even play basketball.
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