• Question: Why does the heart need its own blood supply?

    Asked by Alphaa to Praveen on 20 Nov 2015.
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      Praveen Surendran answered on 20 Nov 2015:

      Heart like any other organ is made up of cells that require oxygen for metabolism and function. The cells that make up the heart hence require an adequate supply of blood at all times. Best wishes, Praveen.