The White House Doctor (Dr. Ronny Jackson) announced yesterday that President Trump's stamina and called his overall health "excellent," stipulating he was overweight and needed to eat better.
He also revealed he performed a cognitive test of Trump at the president's request, and the doctor said he had "no concerns."
According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and the CDC, the President is teetering on the edge of obesity at 239 pounds and a height of 6 feet 3 inches, giving him a BMI of 29.9.
The doc said the President has 'Absolutely no cognitive, mental issues whatsoever. He is very sharp.'
He was asked if a mental screening was recommended, and said: ’I had absolutely no concerns about his cognitive ability or his – you know, his neurological function. So I was not going to do a cognitive exam. I had no intention of doing one. The reason that we did the cognitive assessment is, plain and simple, because the president asked me to do it.'
Trump scored a perfect 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, a standard test that helps spot early-onset Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia. It's a 30-question test that includes measures of short-term memory, concentration and attention.
We also learned Trump does not drink alcohol, does not use tobacco products and does not abuse drugs. In terms of medications, the president continues to take Propecia for male hair loss, one for Rosacea and a multivitamin.
Source: Daily Mail, MSNBC