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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fainted and suffered a concussion after becoming dehydrated because of a stomach virus, the State Department said Saturday. “She has been recovering at home and will continue to be monitored regularly by her doctors. At their recommendation, she will continue to work from home next week, staying in regular contact with Department and other officials,” the State Department said in a statement. [NBC NEWS]

THE NEWS reports come after Secretary Clinton recently canceled a trip to Morocco because she wasn’t feeling well.

Fatigue is a slippery slope.

Your immune system can often go down, but what can also happen is a general physical overload that can lead to a normally strong constitution finally going haywire.

I’m not trying to play doctor here. The things I’m offering are suggested because of long experience with performance, stress, as well as having my own body go haywire when pushed too far. There may be people who take equal care of their mind, body and spirit as I, but I would put my own regimen second to none, including a work out schedule and diet that has been consistent for over 50 years, even with my vices considered.

When Hillary Rodham Clinton told Barbara Walters in her latest interview that she was tired and that continual air travel takes a tole she wasn’t kidding.

As you peak over age 50 and continue to have a back breaking schedule, intense pressure or stress, at some point your body is going to let you know.

It happens to those in the best of health and who have incredible stamina, as I’ve experienced myself.

It’s just one reason Governor Chris Christie is wrong when he says his obesity isn’t an issue when looking toward the presidency.