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Social Security Disability Benefits for Illness Archives

We can help fight for your benefits when you are sick

The human body is a marvel. When a Texas resident considers all of the incredible things that their body does on a daily basis it may seem amazing that humans thrive as strongly as they do. However, when things go wrong with a person's body, it is possible that every aspect of their life will be affected.

Heart disease and Social Security Disability benefits

Many people have probably heard the statistic that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Additionally, it is also a major cause of disability, meaning that a diagnosis of heart disease could qualify a Houston worker for Social Security Disability benefits for illness. But, what exactly is heart disease? This blog post will provide a quick summary. People who suspect they may have heart disease should see a doctor as soon as possible.

Can Texas residents get SSD benefits for a skin disorder?

Not all skin disorders are merely cosmetic. Some are so severe that they impair a person's ability to work, creating financial and other hardships. In Texas, and across the United States, workers have made contributions to the Social Security Disability Insurance program through payroll withholdings. When a person's skin disorder is so severe that it prevents them from working for long periods of time, they may be able to qualify for SSDI Benefits for illness for disorders of their skin.

Will a respiratory disorder qualify for SSD benefits?

In Texas, people who are unable to work due to a debilitating respiratory disorder may qualify for financial assistance in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance. The benefits that are available from Social Security Disability for illness of the lungs or respiratory system are paid from a trust, just like Social Security Retirement benefits. And, like Social Security retirement benefits, workers in the United States have been paying into the SSDI trust throughout their time in the workforce.

Can Texas residents get SSD benefits for a sensory impairment?

A sensory impairment is a disease or injury that affects a person's speech, hearing or vision. When a sensory impairment prevents an individual from working, it can be devastating both physically and financially. In Texas, people who suffer from a debilitating sensory impairment may qualify to receive financial assistance in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI.

We've helped many secure SSD benefits for illness

While many people think of injuries as the primary cause of disability, illnesses also cause disability for many people in Houston. When many people in turn think of disabling illnesses, they may think of maladies striking older people. But disabling illnesses can happen to people in all stages of life.

Alarming new liver disease statistics for young Texas residents

A disturbing new report was published recently that will be of concern to our Houston readers. The report concerns the rapid increase in certain types of liver disease among younger folks, once thought of as a low risk group for the illness.

Can a blood disease qualify one for SSD benefits?

Many workers in Houston live with illnesses such as thrombosis and hemostasis, hemolytic anemias and disorders of bone marrow failure. These conditions all fall under the general category of blood disease. Sometimes people find that they are not able to work due to one of these blood diseases. What options do these people have? Depending on the circumstances, they may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits for illness. This blog post will discuss one category of these illnesses: hemolytic anemias.

What are early symptoms for lupus?

Many Americans, including those from the Houston, Texas, area, may have heard of the disease lupus, but unless you or a family member or friend has experienced the disease you may not know what it is or how it affects victims. Lupus is an autoimmune disease; this means it tricks your body's immune system into believing that healthy cells are foreign, and attacks these cells.

A multiple sclerosis diagnosis can result in permanent disability

The human body is vulnerable to a wide range of diseases and disorders. Some of them have short-term symptoms, while others persist for life. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that can lead to lifelong disability because it affects the brain and spinal cord. The condition involves your immune system attacking the outer layer of nerve cells. This, in turn, creates a wide range of symptoms.