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Scientists Rediscovered JFK’s Back Problems

Scientists have, recently, taken a new turn while researching the diseases faced by 35th President of the U.S. John Fitzgerald Kennedy. A popular word "Camelot," was a term used by people to describe the John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) presidency after JFK's death.  It is believed that the suggested term conjures up an image of youth and vigor. Additionally, is often believed that 35th President of the U.S. promoted himself as a young, healthy, strong-bodied man.

However, as per the new discovery, this image contradicts the truth: that Kennedy had been plagued by illnesses and discomfort since he was a small child. It is also discovered that Kennedy required strong medication to perform his tasks as President.

The scientists have revealed that red fever, long-standing gastrointestinal disease, Addison's disease, and constant back pain- these are some of the medical issues faced by JFK during his short life. The scientists have stated that John F. Kennedy's back: chronic pain, failed surgeries, and the story of its effects on his life and death."

Moreover, back problem remained a constant companion from his college years until his death. In preparing this paper, the scientists also reviewed case notes written by various physicians who undertook care of JFK's back.

By: Priyanka Negi


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