Posted on June 22nd, 2009 under Patient Stories & Updates.
Quick trivia for you…
According to The Cleveland Clinic, “How long does it take for blood to circulate through your vascular system?”
A. 2 second
B. 20 seconds
C. 2 minutes
D. 20 minutes
E. 2 hours
To find the answer, scroll down below the beating heart.
The answer is… 20 seconds.
That’s pretty amazing considering the complex network of blood vessels – arteries, veins and capillaries – that carry blood through the body. According to The Cleveland Clinic, that system is over 60,000 miles long. That’s long enough to circle Earth twice!
Keep on tickin!