How The Heart Works

Patient Education from Capital Cardiology Associates

Dr. Brion Winston sits down with NewsChannel 13’s Benita Zahn to discuss diagnosing heart disease.

The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood throughout your body. It is positioned behind the lungs, slightly to the left side of the chest. Your heart is a bit larger than the size of your fist. Let’s examine the structures of the heart and learn how blood travels through this complex organ.