Heart Trivia: How Long Does It Take Blood To Circulate Through Your Vascular System?
By Adam Pick on June 22, 2009
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!
April Davis says on September 15th, 2012 at 4:19 pm
Wow that is so cool. i cant believe that its amazing how God made our bodies. each and every one of us, so special. thank God for letting me live on this earth with my daughter.
Bill Mckechnie says on January 17th, 2015 at 10:59 am
The Circulatory & Respiratory System
79% Nitrogen, 20% Oxygen, 4% Carbon Dioxide, 1% Other Gases.
79 Scots 1 Englishman
Queuing up for their ticket
There was much excitement
Englishman changed his mind
The 4 lame Irish got off
Ride set off they all cheered
Top of ride a slight dip then off
Turns and dips up then down
Arrived where they began