Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs

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"All clinical data indicates that the president is now very healthy, and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency... the president's overall health is excellent", said Navy Rear Adm Dr Ronny Jackson, who shared the results of Trump's health report.

Trump does take Crestor to lower his cholesterol, daily aspirin for heart health, Propecia for male pattern baldness, a skin cream for rosacea and a daily multivitamin.

The exam, Dr. Jackson said, lasted about 4 hours long and featured 12 consultants. According to the CDC, total cholesterol levels over 200 are unhealthy, and LDL cholesterol levels over 100 are considered unhealthy.

Dr. Jackson said that the president's "uncorrected visual acuity was 20/30 bilaterally, with corrected visual acuity of 2/20 bilaterally" and that he had normal results for head, nose, ear, teeth and gums (we'll get to the denture question later on, hang in there).

Jackson said the president's overall health "was excellent", helped in part because Trump does not drink or smoke.

Trump's body mass index, or BMI, of 29.9 puts him in the category of being overweight for his height. Of adults over the age of 18, 51.7% met the US Physical Activity Guidelines for aerobic activity, and 21.7% of adults meet the aerobic and muscle strengthening activity guidelines, according to the CDC.

Mr Trump's exercise revolves around golf and he has a well-documented love of fast food. "His cardiac performance during his physical exam was very good", said Jackson.

Trump weighs 239 pounds, the White House physician said on Tuesday.

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Last week a group of mental health professionals sent an urgent public letter to the president's doctor requesting he test Trump's cognitive abilities.

"It's a screening assessment that we use routinely in the clinics to determine whether someone has some degree of cognitive impairment or not", he said.

"Based on cardiac assessment, there's no question he's in the excellent range for a normal 71-year-old", Dr. Jackson said.

"The president is mentally very sharp, very intact", Jackson said. I have never known him to repeat himself around me. The doctor said he "found no reason whatsoever to think that the president has any issues whatsoever with his thought process".

Mr Trump last revealed details about his health two months before the November 2016 election.

After pushing the theory forward, Trump held a weird press conference a year ago in which he did not apologize for the remarks, as expected, but instead simply said, "President Obama was born in the United States-period".

"I feel very confident that he has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency with no medical issues", announced Dr Ronny Jackson after carrying out the assessment and calling him 'fit for duty'. He reminded reporters that as chief White House physician, he sometimes provides medical care for reporters who get sick while covering the president.

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