President Duterte admits he's not in best of health: 'Lahat ng sakit nandito na sa akin, matanda na ako'

In an interview with GMA News reporter, President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that illnesses have became more common as people age, and that he is prime shape as used to before.
“Lahat ng sakit, nandito na sa ‘kin kasi matanda na ako,” the President said.

“Kung sabihin mo, ‘Okay ka ba presidente? Are you in the best of health?’ Of course not. I am old, life has begun to take its toll on my health. At kung sabihin mong may sakit ako, meron. You name it, I have it. Para wala na lang debate,” he added.
The commander in chief previously said that he was enduring from Buerger’s disease that he acquired from smoking years ago.
Buerger’s disease suffering is a rare disease of the arteries and veins in the arms and legs. It is also called thromboangiitis obliterans where blood vessels become inflamed, swell and can become blocked with blood clots (thrombi).

The President also revealed last month that he was that myasthenia gravis, a disease that causes muscle weakness. as well as a misaligned spine following a motorcycle accident 

The president admitted back in April that his blood was tested almost every other day due to the smoking-related illnesses.

Meanwhile, Duterte on Friday went to Eastern Samar after few days off as he personally expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of the soldiers killed in a clash with New People’s Army rebels.

The Commander-in-Chief was there to give salute and farewell to the soldiers.

Moreover, the President reportedly provided financial assistance to the relatives and conferred the Order of Lapu-Lapu, Rank of Kampihan on 16 soldiers confined at the Camp Lukban Station Hospital.

The President was again seen in public after a three days off from work while in Davao City.

Source: GMA News

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