Trump in excellent health, says doctor

Leslie Hanson
January 20, 2018

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

Trump's vision is 20/30, with a corrected visual acuity of 20/20, according to the report.

He is not alone. That means the percentage of adults age 20 and above who are overweight or obese is 70.7 per cent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said.

Regardless, he would benefit from exercise and dietary changes, which Jackson said he will include in Trump's routine moving forward.

"The president has acknowledged he'd be healthier if he lost a few pounds", Jackson said. "We talked about diet and exercise a lot".

Based on the blood profile and other health parameters, Jackson said he has recommended diet and exercise plan for the president for weight loss. The marker for obesity is a BMI of 30, according to the institute.

"He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to both", Jackson said, adding that he might enlist first lady Melania Trump to help. He gets exercise playing golf, he said, although he usually rides around the course in a golf cart.

Fresh off a White House doctor declaring his health excellent, President Donald Trump swiped at his predecessors on North Korea, while saying he "scored the highest on tests".


The doctor also said Trump showed "excellent cardiac results ... from a stress test" performed on the president last week.

"He has incredible genes and that's the way God made him".

Referencing Trump's old calls for his predecessor Barack Obama to release his birth certificate, dubbed the birther movement, critics of the president came up with a new hashtag - the girther movement.

Donald Trump's doctor has said he has "no concerns" about the state of the USA president's mental health, despite recent concerns raised about whether he was fit for duty. The president hit back at the book earlier this month by calling himself a "very stable genius" and dubbing the author, Michael Wolff, "mentally deranged".

"I find no reason whatsoever to think that the president has any issues whatever with his thought process".

The President didn't discuss his reasoning, Dr. Jackson said, but questions about his mental fitness for office have dogged Trump in recent weeks.

At a press briefing on Tuesday, Dr. Ronny Jackson announced that Donald Trump had achieved a flawless 30 out of 30 score on the test.

Trump's cholesterol reading from Friday's exam was borderline high even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor.

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