Hillary Clinton’s alleged failing health is a perpetual topic in the news as the Democratic presidential nominee continues on her campaign trail. Scores of reports question the state of Clinton’s physical condition as she moves forward to possibly becoming the nation’s first female president. The former First Lady and Secretary of State has had her bouts with illness, but nothing has been confirmed that she’s actually sick.
A small number of informants have come forward to claim that Clinton is suffering from multiple sclerosis. The condition is an autoimmune disease that can affect major functions of the body, such as the brain and spinal cord.
Radaronline reportedly interviewed different sources, including a few who are supposedly in the loop regarding Hillary Clinton’s much-talked about health crisis.
“She’s been working with her staff to keep the medical drama under wraps, and she’s doing her best to deal with it,” an informant told Radar.
A second insider added that Clinton has moments behind-the-scenes when she “seems exhausted, dazed, and confused.” Another source said Clinton’s top aide, Huma Abedin, sleeps with her in her hotel room “in case there’s a medical emergency.”
New York internist Dr. Stuart Fischer explains that the pressures of the presidency could “worsen her neurological problems quickly.”
Additional sources assert that Clinton boozed it up following the email scandal, which will only exacerbate problems with depression.
Several episodes involving Hillary Clinton’s moments of feeling under the weather were listed on the report. She’s had a series of health issues that have made headlines in the last 10 years. She fainted at a luncheon held in Buffalo, New York, in 2005; broke her right elbow from a fall in a U.S. State Department garage in 2009; fell while boarding a flight in Yemen in 2011; and was hospitalized for three days after suffering a concussion from another fall in 2012.
Multiple sclerosis is an incurable condition in which energy is lost, balance is compromised, falls are more apt to occur, and problems with vision arise. Clinton’s eyeglasses have been scrutinized in the press.
The GOP keeps the spotlight firmly on Hillary Clinton’s health by questioning conspiracies that she’s hiding what’s really wrong with her. Donald Trump told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that she performs minimal tasks by giving a speech before disappearing. He surmised that she needs a lot of sleep.
As Politico recapped, Trump’s campaign spokeswoman, Katrina Pierson, told MSNBC that it’s “extremely important to note that Hillary Clinton has taken a lot of time off from the campaign trail.” Pierson ignited a firestorm when she said Clinton has dysphasia, and that’s why she’s fallen. Dysphasia as a complete or partial impairment to communicate through speech due to a brain injury.
Television’s Dr. Drew has also chimed in on Clinton’s health status by saying he’s “gravely concerned” for her.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani most recently added to the rumors by telling voters to go online and do a search for “Hillary Clinton illness” and to watch the videos that come up. The Hill reports that Giuliani said, “the media fails to point out several signs of illness by her.”
— The Hill (@thehill) August 22, 2016
Giuliani fanned the flames by going on Fox and Friends Monday morning to say he thinks Clinton looks tired and look sick. He noted that she appeared uncomfortable sitting next to a Hillary-supporting police chief during a press conference he described as “pathetic.”
The conspiracy theories over Hillary Clinton’s health will inevitably be a mainstay until the November election.
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