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He suffered from emotional and physical maladies. When the 62-year-old was inaugurated, he was remarkably thin, and had just lost his wife. He suffered from rotting teeth, chronic headaches, failing eyesight, bleeding in his lungs, internal infection, and pain from two bullet wounds from two separate duels.
He suffered throughout his life with obesity, gout, and nephritis (inflammation of the kidneys). Due to a tumor, part of his jaw and hard palate were removed. He recovered, experiencing disfiguration of his mouth, but ultimately died of a heart attack after his retirement.
He suffered from morbid obesity. At over 300 pounds, he was the fattest president in history. Through yo-yo dieting he continuously gained and lost 100 pounds.Due to his weight, he suffered from sleep apnea, which disrupted his sleep and caused him to be tired during the day and sometimes sleep through important political meetings. Also due to his excessive weight, he suffered from high blood pressure and heart problems.
Along with hypertension, headaches, and double vision, he suffered from a series of strokes, affecting his right hand, leaving him unable to write normally for a year.More strokes rendered him blind in his left eye, paralyzing his left side and forcing him into a wheelchair. He kept his paralysis a secret. Once discovered, it instigated the 25th Amendment, stating that the vice president will take power upon the president’s death, resignation, or disability.
At the age of 39, he experienced a severe attack of polio, resulting in total paralysis of both legs. He funded extensive polio research, which led to the creation of its vaccine.He started showing signs of anorexia and weight loss and experienced a severe pain in his head, which was diagnosed as a massive cerebral hemorrhage. He died shortly after.
This young president projected youth and vitality, but was hiding a life-threatening disease, keeping secret his diagnosis of Addison's disease -- an incurable disorder of the adrenal glands. Due to chronic back pain and anxiety, he developed an addiction to painkillers, stimulants, and anti-anxiety medication.
Because of his age, he was considered by some to be medically unfit for the position. He struggled constantly with poor health, including urinary tract infections (UTIs), had prostate stones removed, and suffered from temporomandibular joint disease (TMJ) and arthritis. During his presidency, he had operations for prostate and skin cancers, and suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.
He almost died as a teenager from a staph infection. As a Naval Aviator, he was exposed to head and lung trauma. Throughout his lifetime, he suffered several bleeding ulcers,arthritis, and various cysts. He was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation due to hyperthyroidism and, like his wife and family dog, was diagnosed with the autoimmune disorder Graves’ disease.
He suffered from many mental disorders, spending time in a sanitarium to recover from fatigue and nervous illnesses. His mental health took a serious toll on his physical health,causing him to gain an excessive amount of weight and experience insomnia and exhaustion. He suffered from heart failure and died.
He endured three major medical crises during his two terms in office: heart attack, stroke, and Crohn’s disease. He instructed his press secretary to inform the public of his condition after his heart attack. Six months before the election, he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and underwent surgery, from which he recovered. One year later, the president suffered a mild stroke, which he was able to overcome.

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