Trump to get first presidential medical exam amid questions about fitness

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White House doctor Ronny Jackson says President Donald Trump is "in excellent health" following his physical Friday.

The statement was distributed after the president received his first physical since taking office at Walter Reed military hospital.

Instead, the two-hour exam will include blood and urine tests, heart checks and questions about Trump's sleeping habits and sex life.

Jackson is expected to announce the full results of the president's exam on Tuesday.

Some psychiatrists have raised concerns about the president's mental fitness for office, pointing to his unpredictable Twitter feed, among other indicators.

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the physician who carries out the exam would release a statement about his health following the check-up.

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"I'm up there using a lot of motion", he said.

Past presidential examinations have included vitals such as height, weight, body mass index, heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen saturation in the blood.

The person, who has been involved in past presidential physicals, said the White House Medical Unit typically prepares a summary to give the media.

President Donald Trump is in "excellent health", according to presidential physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, who examined the president on Friday after a week of fresh questions about whether the 71-year-old commander in chief is mentally fit for office, Bloomberg reports.

But the White House said the claims about Trump's mental health are "complete fantasy". With his physical set for next week, the president decided to make a prediction and give a warning [VIDEO]in the process.

But those hoping for answers, they may not learn much from the president's annual physical.

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They also underscore the importance of Jackson carrying out the evaluation of Trump's mental health and neurological functioning (and making appropriate referrals) by pointing out that an expert group tasked with assessing a president's neurological status-as former President Jimmy Carter proposed-has not yet materialized.

"I think it's going to go very well". His EKG, chest X- ray, echocardiogram and blood sugar were normal. After a physical during the 2016 campaign, a statement from his doctor said the 6-foot-3 NY businessman weighed 236 pounds.

Sanders has brushed aside concerns expressed by reporters about the president's health as "ridiculous".

They have also listed past medical history, past surgeries and current medications.

"Given heightened tensions with a nuclear-armed North Korea, among many other tense global problems, Americans also need to know that their president, with ultimate control over our nation's vast nuclear power, is of sound mind". He seems to get little exercise beyond swinging a golf club, as he spends most of his time on the course traveling in an electric cart.

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