Donald Trump's health is "excellent" says doctor

The results of Trump's first physical exam as president were released by the White House on Tuesday. He told the press that Trump's overall health is "excellent".

Looks like Trump is joining a number of Americans who are trying to lose a bit of weight in the new year.

Trump is 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 239 pounds.

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Donald Trump's health is "excellent" and makes him "absolutely fit for duty". Trump has been seen out on the golf course, and the guidelines do say that "some activity is better than none", but if his doctor has any say in the matter, Trump will be exercising more.

President Donald J. Trump talks with doctors on Friday, January 12, 2018, in Bethesda, MD, following the President's annual physical at the medical facility. "The good part is that, you know, we can build on that pretty easily".

"His cardiac performance during his physical exam was very good, he continues to enjoy the significant, long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", Jackson said. Jackson said that Trump now does not exercise regularly.

"We want something that's low impact - we don't want to give him joint issues", he said.

Dr. Marc L. Gordon, a professor at the Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Chief of Neurology at Zucker Hillside Hospital in NY, said MoCA is "one of the more standard screening tests".


The cognitive test, known as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), is created to screen for mild mental decline.

After the test, Jackson declared that Trump performed "exceedingly well".

"The president is mentally very sharp, very intact. What can I tell you?"

Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson was so effusive in extolling the totally wonderful, surpassingly marvelous, superbly stupendous and extremely awesome health of the president that the doctor sounded nearly Trumpian.

Ziad Nasreddine has just learned that the Montreal Cognitive Assessment he developed as a young neurologist two decades ago was used to assess the cognitive functions of one of the world's most powerful people.

For context, adults aged 65 and up are recommended to get between seven and eight hours of sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

"I don't think he does that anymore", Jackson said, referring to the president's preference for fast food on the campaign trail. "It's just the way he's wired".

"He has a lot of energy, a lot of energy and a lot of stamina", Jackson said.

Using a hashtag that plays off Trump's infamous "birther" movement-where he falsely claimed that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States-the internet let their theories fly.


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