According to Trump‘s official medical records, in 2009 his coronary calcium score was 34.
“He has incredible genes and that’s the way God made him”.
Some Twitter users even questioned the height of the man who reportedly labeled Miss Universe victor Alicia Machado “Miss Piggy” and told her to lose weight.
“It’s called genetics”, Dr. Jackson said.
Trump, now 71 years old, weighs 239 pounds (108 kilograms), stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.9 meters). He thought this particular screening tool was “great” and “I wouldn’t recommended doing anything beyond that”, Jackson said. Photos of Trump being compared with other men, mostly athletes, with the same weight and height are posted on the social media site.
One example was Los Angeles-based baseball player Albert Pujol, who Gunn said was also 190cm and 108kg. The president’s weight puts him just a hair below the Center for Disease Control’s obesity threshold, with a body-mass index of 29.9.
Mr Trump takes Crestor for his cholesterol, a low-dose aspirin for heart attack prevention, Propecia to treat male-pattern baldness and antibiotics for rosacea.
Despite Trump’s love for McDonald’s, the expert revealed that his “cholesterol levels are surprisingly good”.
The test did not assess his psychiatric fitness and his doctor said he didn’t undergo a psychiatric evaluation. He’s very articulate when he speaks to me. I have never known him to repeat himself around me.
“I get more exercise than people think”, Trump told Reuters during an interview in the Oval Office Wednesday, revealing his regimen for staying fit.
Trump’s critics have openly questioned his mental health, and an explosive book on his presidency published earlier this month described aides as having doubts about his fitness for office.
The 30-point Montreal test takes about ten minutes and requires patients to perform memory and other mental tasks, CNN says.
The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald Trump received a flawless score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said.
But anyone without dementia should pass the test with flying colors.
Under repeated questioning at the White House that lasted an hour, Jackson said he had no concerns about Trump’s physical, mental, or emotional ability to do the job.
Trump has no heart disease.
Trump is also not alone in his lack of interest in exercise.
President Donald Trump asked that a cognitive test be included as part of his first physical exam.
White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said Dr Jackson is the physician from the medical team that Trump spends the most time with.