Ladies invited to be screened for heart problems in Lille

Ladies invited to be screened for heart problems in Lille

The Bus du Coeur will stop in Lille, place Rihour, for a screening campaign for cardiovascular diseases.  Lille residents are invited to participate, free of charge.
The Bus du Coeur will cease in Lille, place Rihour, for a screening marketing campaign for cardiovascular ailments. Lille residents are invited to take part, freed from cost. (©DR)

A number of days earlier than the launch of Pink October, the (good) ladies’s well being is already scanned with the heart problems prevention marketing campaign. And excellent news: its ambassador, the Ladies’s Coronary heart Buscan be at Lille (North) from Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 September. The target being to display 200 ladies over the three days, on this all-pink bus, which we can’t miss, Place Rihour.

Register by cellphone or drop by

Lille is the eleventh stage metropolis. The Coronary heart Bus has made 15 stops in a single yr, and has screened some 3,000 ladies. As a result of cardiovascular ailments, we all know little or no, are the main reason for loss of life amongst ladies in France (200 die from it daily). A discovering that’s all of the extra regrettable as 8 out of 10 circumstances could possibly be prevented by screening and applicable remedy.

Lille ladies who wish to profit from the operation can go on to the positioning or make an appointment on 03 20 49 56 14. It is fully free. A well being and well-being village can be accessible to everybody, from 9 a.m. to five p.m., all three days.

Three questions for Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier

However it’s nonetheless the co-founder of the Bus, and earlier than that of the Endowment Fund Performing for Ladies’s Hearts, Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier, who speaks greatest about these ailments. She is a heart specialist on the College Hospital of Lille.

Information: Why do we predict that it’s males who’re probably the most victims of cardiovascular ailments, when it’s the main reason for loss of life amongst ladies?

Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier: For a very long time, ladies had been protected till menopause by their hormones. However right this moment they lead the identical life as males and have adopted the identical dangerous way of life habits: tobacco, sedentary way of life, unbalanced food plan, stress, alcohol… Ladies are victims of the evolution of their standing within the society that has thrown them into a posh life, the place they mix skilled exercise and accountability for the house. Per yr, there’s a 5% enhance in ladies admitted to an emergency division for a myocardial infarction. Extra males nonetheless die of heart problems earlier than the age of 65. However afterwards, the curve rebalances.

What are the signs that ought to alert?

Claire MV: There are a lot of: a sense of exhaustion or nice fatigue, progressive shortness of breath on exertion, sudden tightness within the chest, acute ache within the higher again, between the shoulder blades or within the neck, palpitations, chilly sweats, recurring digestive signs: nausea, discomfort or gastric burning…
Ladies have to be significantly vigilant after they mix a number of cardiovascular threat elements: tobacco, bodily inactivity, overweight-obesity, stress, hypertension, diabetes, ldl cholesterol, contraception with artificial estrogens.

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What’s the goal of the Coronary heart Bus?

Claire MV: We need to provide screening and listening time, which, past a one-off intervention, will permit reintegration right into a course of cardio-gynecological care. We alert ladies by telling them to care for themselves, that it’s time to act relatively than undergo.
90% of the 1,065 ladies screened through the first 5 phases of the Bus mix at the very least two cardiovascular threat elements. These figures affirm the deserves of our initiative, particularly once we know that in 8 out of 10 circumstances, cardiovascular accidents are avoidable with a wholesome way of life and common medical monitoring.

Interview by Françoise Objois

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