Trump's Doctor Says He'll Live To 200 With Some Slight Dietary Adjustments

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The results of Donald Trump's first presidential physical were revealed on Tuesday during a White House press briefing and, for the most part, the Commander in Chief received a clean bill of health.

Trump is considered overweight and borderline obese at 6 feet 3 inches (1.9 meters) tall and 239 pounds (108 kg).

"He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", he said.

Trump scored a ideal 30/30 on the test, according to Jackson, with 'no indication that [Trump] has cognitive issues'.

Without performing an evaluation of this kind, President Trump would be receiving care that is inadequate to the standard care regularly administered to millions of Americans covered by Medicare.

Jackson describes Mr. Trump as "very sharp" and "very articulate when he speaks to me".

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, on which Trump scored a flawless 30 out of 30, can help detect Alzheimer's disease as well as mild cognitive impairment, but is not the same as a psychological examination.

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"He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both", Jackson said, adding that he might enlist first lady Melania Trump to help.

Sanders noted that Jackson is the only doctor that has examined Trump and is "the only credible source when it comes to diagnosing any health concerns".

Though the session detailing the results of Trump's first presidential physical was lengthy, stretching almost an hour, Jackson was unable to answer whether Trump showed signs of any bone spurs when asked Tuesday.

The President intends to take diet and exercise steps to lose perhaps 10 to 15 pounds, and is also planning to take a higher dose of Crestor, a cholesterol medication, Jackson said. Because the President doesn't smoke or drink and "appears to have good genes", according to Jackson, he has been able to avoid the classic symptoms of heart disease.

The president's weight is three pounds more than it was in September 2016, according to a letter Trump released from his personal physician at the time. Jackson is aiming to get it down to less than 120 by increasing his statin medication. The only medications he is now taking are Propecia for male hair loss, one for Rosacea and a multivitamin, Jackson also confirmed.

He then cited Jackson, saying he believed the White House physician alluded to the calcium score increasing because of Trump's diet and lack of exercise.

He added that he did not intend to carry out a cognitive test but the President insisted, and that the slurred speech was simply down to a dry mouth.

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