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The doctor who treated you, Joe Biden, during his eight years as Vice-President, the Democratic presidential candidates health a thumbs up.

“Vice President Biden is a healthy, vigorous 77-year-old man who is fit enough to successfully perform the duties of the presidency, such as chief executive, head of state and commander-in-chief,” Dr. Kevin O’connor, said Tuesday in a statement from the Biden campaign.

O’connor, who served in the army, was assigned as White House physician, Vice-President from 2009 to 2017.


Questions about Biden’s health and age have always come back because even before the former Vice President declared his candidacy in April. In September, required the public release of his medical records before the Iowa Caucasus, to try and put to rest concerns about whether he was fit enough to be on President Trump in a General election campaign — and whether he from the rigors and stress of it as President.Biden

Biden is one of the five septuagenarian candidate in the race for the White house. Democratic nomination rival, sen Bernie Sanders of Vermont is 78, the former New York city mayor Mike Bloomberg is 77, Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts is 70, and President of the Trump is 73.

Biden has repeatedly down control over his health played, in difficult times, skeptics, such as physical tests, such as arm wrestling or push-UPS.

The publication of his medical history, it was the first for Biden since 2008, when he was the running mate on the Democratic ticket headed by Barack Obama. To found the time, the doctors that he is an irregular heartbeat.


In his report, O’connor said that Biden is being treated for non-valvular atrial fibrillation, better known as A-fib, is an irregular heartbeat. He said Biden is also treated hyperlipidemia an abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood, as well as gastroesophageal reflux, a stomach disorder that occurs when acidic stomach juices, or food and liquid from the stomach into the esophagus. And he noted that Biden – as do many Americans – suffers from seasonal allergies.

“For this, he takes three prescription drugs and two common over-the-counter medications,” O’connor said.

His report listed s Biden ‘ weight 178 kg and his height as 5 feet, 11.65 inches.

Last week, Warren a note from your doctor posted about your health. Dr. Beverly Woo said that the Massachusetts-was a senator in “excellent health” and said that Warren ‘ s “was just a medical condition” an under-active thyroid gland.

Bloomberg also said publicly in a letter from a doctor last week, he was “in excellent health and great physical shape.”


In February, President Trump his second full physical examination, which since winning the White house had. His doctor, Dr. Sean Conley, said in a statement that a team of 11 doctors had examined Trump and that he is in “very good health”.

Last month there was speculation about the president’s health by an unannounced trip to Walter Reed Medical Center. But Conley said that “despite some speculation, the President had no pain in the chest, yet he was evaluated or treated for urgent or acute problems.”

Sanders was briefly away from the election campaign in October after suffering a heart attack. Sanders later admitted missing warning signs of his health condition.

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