Cardiovascular function is the mainstay of a healthy body and is crucial to healthy cardiac function, according to a study published in the European Journal of Cardiology.
According to the study, the heart function of the inmates was significantly affected by the presence of drugs and/or medication and was impaired when they were not given any of them.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine examined cardiac function in 1,094 men and women serving time at a psychiatric facility in Tel Aviv.
They found that the inmates with the highest cardiovascular function were more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, alcohol and substance abuse, and mental illness.
This is the first study to examine cardiovascular function in prisoners and the first to examine the relationship between cardiovascular function and mental health.
This is an important finding because there are currently no drugs or medications that can be used to treat cardiovascular disease, according a spokesperson for the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHS).
A spokesperson for DPHS said the government has increased drug and medication access for prisoners.
He added that the government is also focusing on reducing prison population by using medication to treat mental health conditions and by introducing a new mental health treatment program.
The study was conducted in a group of men and four women who were being held in a psychiatric institution.
Researchers evaluated their cardiovascular function at four different times: one month after release from prison, one month prior to discharge, one year after discharge and one year following discharge.
The researchers found that cardiovascular function was impaired in the two weeks prior to release, but it recovered during the two months following discharge, indicating that cardiovascular health in the prison population is improving.
The researchers also found that depression was increased among the incarcerated men and decreased among the inmates who had been released.
Researchers also found no differences in mental health status between the groups, indicating the prisoners with the high cardiovascular function are doing well.
In addition to cardiovascular health, the study found that men were less likely to receive medication to help them control their anxiety.
Men with lower cardiovascular function had lower rates of depression and were more satisfied with their lives.
This finding is important because depression is a common cause of mental health problems, the spokesperson said.
The study also found an increase in the incidence of heart attacks in the prisons.
According the researchers, it is unclear why men with lower cardiac function were less satisfied with life in prison.
Researchers also found there were no differences between the genders in terms of sexual orientation, although women were more prone to sexual assault.
In the future, the researchers hope to continue their research to further explore the relationship of cardiovascular function to mental health and determine whether medications could be used in prisons to treat depression.
The article was written by Aisha Fares and can be read here.