Trump himself hit out at claims over his mental capacity, tweeting on Saturday that he was a 'very stable genius'.
According to the recently published book Fire and Fury, by author Michael Wolff, the listing of Mr Trump as 6ft 3ins in 2016 was done to avoid him "having a body mass index that would label him as obese".
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says a readout of the exam will be made publicly available soon after the exam is done.
While the exams are not mandatory, modern presidents typically undergo them regularly and release a doctor's report declaring they are "fit for duty".
Not stopping there, the president issued a warning that if the results of his exam aren't positive that the economy could take a hit. Earlier information about Trump's health came from his personal physician, Dr. Harold Bornstein, who famously declared in 2015 that Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".
President Trump attends a signing ceremony for the Interdict Act into law, to provide Customs and Border Protection agents with the latest screening technology on the fight against the opioid crisis, in the Oval Office of the White House. His EKG, chest X-ray, echocardiogram and blood sugar were normal. The president gets little physical exercise and uses a cart during his frequent golf outings.More news: NAACP calls for anti-Trump protest at College Football Championship
Trump takes a statin to control cholesterol, baby aspirin to prevent heart attacks and Propecia to treat male-pattern baldness.
As the White House doctor, Jackson is responsible for attending not only to the president but also to the first family, the vice president, White House staff and people visiting the White House, including heads of state and civilian guests.
While speaking with advisers at the White House on Thursday, Donald Trump was asked about his physical. He is also the heaviest president in at least a generation and consumes a diet heavy with Big Macs, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, fried chicken, pizza, well-done steak and two rounds of dessert.More news: Girl Scout cookies arrive in Tucson by the truckload
The physical will be carried out by Dr Ronny L. Jackson who served as physician to Barack Obama. He was the primary physician for President Barack Obama and now serves as the physician to the president for Trump. A year after that, while Jackson was still in Iraq, the George W. Bush administration selected him to be a White House physician under Air Force Brigadier General Richard Tubb.More news: Work requirements will withdraw Medicaid's 'hand up' assistance
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