Jul 24, 2017
Author: Sam Killian, M.D.
- Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the
USA. He served 2 terms from 1829-1837.
had had many medical issues during his presidency. He was said to
be chronically underweight with rotting teeth. Furthermore, he had
chronic infections and lead poisoning from bullets lodged in his
arm and chest.
suffered from smallpox that he contracted while in a British prison
during the Revolutionary War.
died from “dropsy” (CHF).