The president received a flawless score in the cognitive test and "he's fit for duty...will remain fit for duty for the remainder of this term and even for the remainder of another term, if he's elected", said presidential physician Ronny Jackson, a rear admiral in the U.S. navy, at a briefing Tuesday.
Those who dove deeper into the medical examination raised concerns about Trump's heart health.
The president, like most Americans, would benefit from a "diet that is lower and fat and carbohydrates", along with more exercise, the doctor said.
"He has a history of elevated cholesterol, and is now on a low dose of Crestor". In 2013, it was 98, ' he said, based on the President's medical records.
Overall, Jackson said he was impressed by the president's health, saying tests revealed no evidence of cancer, lung problems, diabetes or joint problems.
Trump's 20/30 vision is very good for his age, according to Jackson.
At six feet, three inches tall, Trump had a body mass index (BMI) that puts him in the "overweight" range, according to the National Institutes of Health's online BMI calculator. I don't know how they do it.
"Our tests have discovered that the chemical used in his preferred shade of Just For Men, which is Burnt Marshmallow, has combined with the high levels of French-fry oil in his blood to create a hair parasite - or hairasite", the fake doc said before he was literally devoured by the sentient hair.
"Many of you may have picked up on the fact that we did do a cognitive assessment", Jackson said. Cardiologists interviewed by The New York Times said this would reduce the president's risk of having a heart attack, although they wondered whether Trump was taking the medication in the first place or when he started the regimen.
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The doctor speculates that Trump requested the exam in an attempt to beat back the narrative of the past few weeks that he is mentally unfit for office.
It's not hard for a person without any cognitive impairment to get a flawless score on the MoCA, said Dr. Collin Herman, a neurology resident physician at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in North Carolina.
Jackson himself clarified in his briefing with reporters on the President's health that the exam is only "a screening assessment for cognitive impairment", not a detailed survey of any sort.
"I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that", Trump said in an interview with Reuters Wednesday, a day after Dr. Ronny Jackson released his assessment of the president's physical activities.
"It's not a diagnostic test, but it's pretty sensitive in picking up subtle changes in cognition", things involving memory, attention and language but not mental health issues, said Dr. Ranit Mishori, professor of family medicine at Georgetown University, who performs these types of routine physicals. "I told the president that if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old".
He also sometimes takes Ambien occasionally on long trips but mostly sleeps four to five hours a night.
Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, MD, the official Physician to the President, briefs the press at 3:30 p.m. ET Tuesday on the status of President Trump's health.
So, what do Trump's MoCa test results tell us?
Dr Jackson said he would increase Mr Trump's daily dose of Crestor and bring in a nutritionist to work with White House chefs.