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Your Heart and How it Works

04/26/2019 10:00 AM (CDT)

The heart is like any other muscle in the body. It needs an adequate supply of blood to provide oxygen so the muscle can contract and pump blood to the rest of the body. Not only does the heart pump blood to the rest of the body, it also pumps blood to itself via the coronary arteries. When on or more of these arteries narrow, it may make it difficult for adequate blood to reach the heart.

Find out how your heart works and what you can do to keep it working!

Duration:
1 hour 30 minutes
Location:
Val Verde Regional Medical Center, 801 Bedell, Memorial Board Room
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Melinda Martinez, RN
Phone:
8307783702
Email: