**Proportions in the human face:**

2)The distance between the lips and the eyebrows over the length of the nose.

**The golden ratio in the human body**

Many artists and designers use the golden ratio in their works because it is perceived as more pleasing to see.

In the century. 25 B.C. the Roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio remarked on a similarity between the human body and a perfect building.

He inscribed the human body into a circle and a square, the two forms that are considered the images of perfection.

**Proportions in the human body:**

1- The distance between the navel and the foot and the height of the human being.

2- The distance between the fingertips and the elbow to the distance between the wrist and elbow.

3- The distance between the shoulder line and the top of the head.

4- The distance between the navel and the top of the head **–** The distance between the shoulder line and the top of the head.

5- Navel and knee** – **The distance between the knee and the end of the foot.

**The golden ration in your hand**

Look at your index finger and you will find the golden number.

Our fingers have 3 sections. The proportions of the first two sections to the full length of the finger gives the golden ratio. This, of course, doesn’t apply to the thumb that has 2 joints.

Also, the proportion of the middle finger with the little finger gives the golden ratio.

You have 2 hands, the fingers in them consist of 3 sections, there are 5 fingers in each hand, and only 8 of the fingers give the golden number.

Now the sequence is: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89.

The numbers 2, 3, 5, and 8 fit the Fibonacci numbers.

**The golden ratio in the human heart**

The rhythmic pulse of the heart has always been thought to follow a harmonic and perhaps a divine pattern.

A study by the British Medical Journal showed that individuals with the golden ratio (1.6180) between their diastolic(maximum) and systolic(minimum) blood pressure counts were less prone to fatal cardiac arrests than those with higher.

They were 160,000 participants in the study. They also found that participants who suffered fatal heart attacks had a higher ratio (1.7459).

Although this study is not likely to be of the practical relevance of clinicians, at a population level this may be an important phenomenon and should be investigated more.

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