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Social Security Disability Benefits for Illness Archives

Applying for disability with narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a type of sleep disorder that causes, among other things, excessive daytime sleepiness. Some narcoleptics also experience cataplexy, or a sudden loss of muscle tone that can cause them to suddenly drop over. Combined with the inability to stay awake, the disorder can be quite debilitating.

The different types of illnesses that my qualify for SSD benefits

Knowing what types of illnesses qualify for Social Security disability benefits is essential or disabled individuals to understand. Many of them need those important benefits which is why they should understand in what circumstances they may qualify for them.

We help Houston residents seek SSD benefits for fibromyalgia

When people think of illness and their job, people usually think of getting ill and having to take a day or two off work. This could be economically problematic depending on if an employee has sick leave. But what if an employee has a chronic condition that makes it impossible for them to work for an extended period?

Obtaining SSD benefits for diabetes

Many people in Houston suffer from either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes was formerly known as "juvenile diabetes," and Type 2 was called "adult onset diabetes." Most people who suffer from either disease find that the illness can be controlled with regular doses of insulin and necessary changes in diet and daily routines. Unfortunately, some people are unable to achieve successful management of diabetes, and they may face a lifetime of limited activity and inability to engage in substantial gainful activity. Persons in this last category may be able to apply for Social Security disability benefits for illness depending on the severity of their diabetes.

Disability benefits for a terminal illness

Anyone who receives a diagnosis of terminal illness, or has a loved one who has received such a diagnosis, usually is not very interested in the financial aspects of the illness and the expected death. Nevertheless, many Houston residents can obtain significant financial assistance from the Social Security Disability Insurance for illness program even while the illness progresses.

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.