US President Joe Biden transferred power to Vice president Kamala Harris for a brief time while he was under anesthesia during a routine colonoscopy.
President Joe Bidens undergoes a routine colonoscopy at Walter reed national military medical center before resuming his duties, the White House said. Kamala Harris, the first black woman and the first person of South Asian descendant to be vice president while Biden was under anesthesia.
President Biden stays healthy and vigorous, but is showing some signs of aging, his doctor said Friday after the oldest president in American history underwent his first routine in the office and briefly transferred power to Vice president Kamala Harris while he underwent a colonoscopy.
O’Connor, however, revealed that he investigated Biden for increased instances of throat-clearing during public remarks and stiffening of his gait.
O’Connor reported that Biden’s coughing was the result of gastrointestinal reflux and that the stiffened gait was the result of a new diagnosis of mild ‘’Peripheral neuropathy’’, spinal arthritis, and compensation for a broken foot sustained a year ago.
Bidens reported body mass index classified him as slightly overweight, but his cholesterol was under control. Biden, O’Connor said, is prescribed the anticoagulant Eliquis, the station Crestor and the seasonal allergy spray Dymista, and regularly takes the over-the-counter allergy pill Allegra and the antacid Pepcid.
It was reported that Biden doesn’t use any tobacco products or drink alcohol and that he exercises at least five times per week. As Biden left the medical center in the afternoon, he said he was feeling ‘’Great!’’.
After arriving back at the white house, he said ‘’nothing has changed ‘’ with his health, ‘’we are in great shape, and I’m looking forward to celebrating my 58th birthday’’.
Biden was keenly aware of the history he was making when he selected Harris to be his running mate, Psaki said, adding that she made ‘’history every day’’ in the job. ‘’Today was certainly another chapter in that history I think that will be noted for women, young girls across the country’’, she stated.
Biden had a brush with death in 1988, requiring surgery to repair two brain aneurysms, weak bulges in arteries, one of them Leaking. Biden has never had a recurrence, his doctor said citing a test in 2014that examined his arteries.’’
I would encourage him to continue to get exercise and eat right and take his medications,’’ Linder said. On Friday afternoon, Biden took part in the annual pardoning of the national Thanksgiving turkey.