Published: Sun, February 10, 2019
Worldwide | By Stella Potter

Physician: President Trump in 'Very Good Health' Following Annual Exam

Physician: President Trump in 'Very Good Health' Following Annual Exam

Trump underwent his second physical exam as president at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the Washington suburb of Bethesda, Maryland.

And previous year, Dr Ronny Jackson said the president had "incredible genes" and it was not a matter of concern that he only slept for four or five hours a night because this was "just his nature".

President Donald Trump, who delights in confounding health experts with his junk food cravings and disinclination to exercise, is "in very good health", his doctor declared following an annual medical checkup.

While observers may have rolled their eyes at Jackson's obsequiousness, Trump loved the performance and soon after nominated Jackson to be VA Secretary.

On Friday night, President Trump's physician said the President is in "very good health" and is expected to remain so.

He did not go into detail except to say Trump did not undergo any procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia. Things can happen that all the medical tests in the world could never see coming, and they're much more likely to happen when you are in your 70s.


Aides said he now eats more fish than he used to but still enjoys steaks, well done with ketchup on the side, and fried potatoes prepared by the chefs at the White House and at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.

Trump has described his chief exercise as walking around the White House compound and standing up at public events. Trump's hearing was not tested, The exam stretched past four hours.

The book alleged that some close to the president questioned his mental capacity, The Hill newspaper reported.

Trump has reportedly made only slight modifications to his diet. But the president was directed to try to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kg) by eating better and starting to exercise.

In an interview that aired Friday on Showtime's "The Circus", Clinton suggested President Donald Trump was merely "frustrated" at his inability to push border wall legislation through Congress and was resorting to other means of getting his way.

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