His personal physician, Dr. Harold Bornstein ― who once famously made the dubious claim that Trump would become "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency" ― reported in 2016 that Trump was 6-foot-3 and 236 pounds, took a statin to lower his cholesterol, and had no history of cancer or other major medical problems.
Jackson says that based on the clinical information he has on Trump and his year of observing the president, "I feel very confident that he has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency with no medical issues".
When asked how President Trump could be in such excellent health despite a diet that's not always healthy, little sleep and little to no exercise, Dr. Jackson responded that he simply must have good genes.
Jackson said on Tuesday that Trump asked him to perform the cognitive exam, which the doctor had not planned to do, having deemed it unnecessary.
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White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, Washington, January 16, 2018. He was examined by military doctors at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, in tests that were said to have gone "exceptionally well". His mental health is the subject of a lot of online speculation too, even though he tweeted to confirm that he is, in fact, "a very stable genius".
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Sure, the guy could exercise and lose a few pounds.
Despite the diet and cholesterol concerns, Dr Jackson stressed that Mr Trump's 'cardiac health is excellent'.
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"The objective of this exam was to provide the public with an update of the President's current health status and to ensure the President continues to enjoy all the benefits of good health", Jackson said.
Topol and the other cardiologists contacted Wednesday disagreed with Gupta about the calcium test, which measures the amount of plaque containing calcium in a person's blood. Jackson admitted this is the first time, to his knowledge, a sitting president has been given a cognitive test. Trump joked about how he beat Clinton in Arkansas, a state where she served as first lady.
'I've never known him to repeat himself when he's around me.
Supporters of the movement called B.S. on the medical report, postulating that Trump - whose diet supposedly consists of KFC, McDonald's, and chocolate cake - is both shorter and heavier than the exam suggests.
President Taft died at 72, just a year older than Mr Trump is now.
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In fairness, those athletes have much more weight in sculpted muscle than Trump, whose body mass is distributed just a bit differently (also in fairness: this out-of-shape author is no one to talk).