Statement by Hillary’s Doctor on Her Health

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by Stephen Lendman
Her personal physician is as much part of her political team ahead of November elections as healer – taking instructions from DNC bosses, saying nothing potentially harming her chance to succeed Obama. 
Do no harm excludes possibly overdosing her on prescription drugs to make her look normal on the stump, later consequences be damned once past November 8 and January’s inauguration. 
If “doping” is required to keep her functioning, what does that say about entrusting the nation’s highest office to a leader perhaps unable to handle its rigors physically and emotionally, lacking the stamina to do her job without performance-enhancing substances?
It’s speculation at this point as it’s unknown what may be omitted from her health status report, discussed below.
Dr. Lisa Bardack serves as Hillary’s primary physician. On September 14, she (more likely her DNC handlers, using her input) issued a statement on her health.
What’s possibly excluded may be more important than what’s explained. According to Dr. Bardack, Hillary is on Coumadin blood-thinner medication, taken to prevent blood clots, reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack or other serious health problems.
In January, she “developed symptoms of sinusitis (inflamed sinuses) and an ear infection…treated with antibiotics and (unnamed) steroids.”
A successful procedure was performed to relieve left ear pain and fluid buildup. A CT scan of her brain and sinuses was done in March, no abnormalities found.
Her medical history includes deep vein thrombosis, an earlier elbow fracture, along with a blood clot and concussion from a fall in 2012, according to earlier information Dr. Bardack provided.
A “non-contrast chest CT scan (on September 9) revealed a small right middle-lobe pneumonia,” treated with antibiotics. Hillary was “advised to rest.”
Dr. Bardack claiming “she became overheated and dehydrated and as a result felt dizzy” at the 9/11 Memorial event doesn’t jibe with warm, not hot and humid, weather that day unlikely to dehydrate anyone.
Dizziness makes people want to sit or lie down. Hillary was in trouble physically, collapsed and had to be dragged into her van – 90 minutes later appearing in front of her daughter’s Manhattan apartment building looking normal.
Dehydration, if true, can be an overnight procedure if hospitalized – based on my own experiences. I’m not a doctor or medical expert.
“Her recent testing, all…done within the past month, has been normal…(S)he is in excellent mental condition…She continues to remain healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States,” according to Dr. Bardack.
Would anyone expect her to say or suggest otherwise? Her career and perhaps life would be jeopardized otherwise.
She was enlisted to give Hillary a clean bill of health close to November’s election. If she goes wobbly and collapses again, it would suggest Dr. Bardack wasn’t candid about information released – for sure vetted by DNC bosses and Hillary’s campaign before made public.
Were any other tests performed, not disclosed? Were serious health issues discovered, not explained? Why was a CT scan of her brain and sinuses necessary?
I’ve been given urine tests to check for infections, blood tests for other purposes. X-rays are used to diagnose pneumonia.
Are her health issues as described above or is something more serious being concealed? It’s improper to judge without verifiable evidence.
Hillary’s physical stamina and emotional stability should be judged by her public behavior. If another incident like last Sunday occurs or worse, it would give pause to Dr. Bardack claiming she’s “fit to serve” as US president.
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.