Category Archives: Immune system

ALS will I be approved for disability?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). I have heard that getting Social Security Disability Insurance is tough. I was wondering if there are any conditions which are immediately approved and if so, will I be automatically awarded SSDI?”

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Can I Get Social Security Disability for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

Can I get Social Security Disability for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection? You are probably asking this question because you have this virus, and it and/or complications resulting from this virus or other disabling conditions that you have along with it have caused you to be disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Can I Get Social Security Disability for Costosternal Chondrodynia

Can I get Social Security Disability for costosternal chondrodynia? This is something you want to know because you have this ailment, and it and/or complications resulting from it or other debilitating conditions that you have in conjunction with this disorder are why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Fibromyalgia why is it so hard to get SSDI benefits?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have recently been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. It has been a long and difficult journey. I have tried to work for months, but find I am unable to perform full-time work. I have thought about applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), but I have heard that getting benefits for fibromyalgia is almost impossible. Why is it so hard to get the benefits I need?”

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Multiple Sclerosis how can I speed up my hearing?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I submitted my Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application and was denied. Now, I have applied for a hearing. I have been told my hearing may not be scheduled for at least a year. I need money now. What are my options?”

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Can I Get Social Security Disability for Cogan’s Syndrome

Can I get Social Security Disability for Cogan’s syndrome? You are probably asking this question because you have Cogan’s syndrome, and it and/or complications that have resulted from it or other disabling ailments along with it are the reason why you are disabled, unable to work and in need of financial assistance.

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Multiple Sclerosis but Date Last Insured too late?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have severe multiple sclerosis (MS), but the Social Security Administration denied my Social Security Disability Insurance claim (SSDI). They told me my Date Last Insured (DLI) ended prior to my disability Onset Date. What does this mean and can I ever get SSDI benefits?”

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Chronic Illness and disability benefits

According to the United States National Center for Health Statistics, a chronic illness is any type of disability or condition which lasts for three or more months, does not disappear, and cannot be prevented by medication. Unfortunately, up to 85% of our current population over the age of 65 years has one or more types of chronic conditions.

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