Medical History of U.S. Presidents - Neurology 



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PresidentNeurology IssueWhile in Office?
John Adams seasickness -
John Adams tremor Yes
Thomas Jefferson severe headaches -
James Monroe seizure Yes
John Q. Adams stroke -
John Q. Adams stroke -
Andrew Jackson slobbering -
John Tyler symmetric paralysis -
John Tyler stroke -
James Buchanan eye twitch -
James Garfield writing -
Chester Arthur cerebral hemorrhage -
Grover Cleveland mental state -
William McKinley memory -
Theodore Roosevelt polo unconsciousness -
William Taft mental decline -
Woodrow Wilson late reader -
Woodrow Wilson stroke #1 -
Woodrow Wilson stroke #2 -
Woodrow Wilson stroke #3 -
Woodrow Wilson cerebro-vascular events #4,5,6 -
Woodrow Wilson cerebro-vascular events #7,8 Yes
Woodrow Wilson hypertensive headaches? Yes
Woodrow Wilson pre-stroke Yes
Woodrow Wilson stroke Yes
Woodrow Wilson sanity? Yes
Warren Harding aphasia? -
Franklin Roosevelt polio -
Franklin Roosevelt hypertensive cardiomyopathy Yes
Franklin Roosevelt hemorrhage Yes
Harry Truman stress headaches -
Dwight Eisenhower stroke Yes
Richard Nixon stroke -
Gerald Ford stutter -
Gerald Ford clumsy Yes
Gerald Ford stroke -
Ronald Reagan bleed -
Ronald Reagan Alzheimer harbingers Yes
Ronald Reagan Alzheimer disease Yes
George W. Bush debate medicine Yes
George W. Bush jaw mannerism Yes
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