Tag Archives: types of medical conditions

Can I Get Disability For Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer affecting the mesothelium, the lining that forms around most of the body’s internal organs. There are two common kinds of mesothelioma; pleural mesothelioma – affecting the chest area; and peritoneal mesothelioma – affecting the abdominal area. Pleural mesothelioma has been linked to an exposure to […]

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Can I Get Disability for Crohn’s Disease?

  Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting the gastrointestinal tract. It is a chronic disease that may affect the entire gastrointestinal tract, but mainly affects the small bowel and the beginning of the colon. Symptoms include constipation, persistent diarrhea, abdominal pains and rectal bleeding, among others. A doctor can perform testing to confirm […]

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Epilepsy and Social Security Benefits

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a recurrent neurological disorder characterized by frequent seizures and may in some cases be the cause of additional medical conditions. The seizures may be convulsive or non-convulsive. Because seizures can be caused by other conditions, a person may be diagnosed with Epilepsy only after having multiple seizures that are unexplained […]

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Can I Get Disability For Fibromyalgia?

  What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a condition mainly found in women, though it may affect some men, in which a person suffers muscle and joint pain and fatigue. It is characterized by pain in several key points on the body that are particularly painful if pressure is applied to them. Qualifying for disability assistance […]

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