Disability Benefits for Kidney Transplant and Dialysis

The SSA’s listings for kidney diseases include many subsections in different categories including kidney cancer, cancers of the urinary tract or reproductive tract, and chronic renal problems requiring dialysis etc. However, meeting a diagnosis is not necessarily enough to qualify you for the SSDI benefits. You will need to convince the agency that the limitations…

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Disability Benefits for Trauma and Stress Related Disorder

Anxiety disorders triggered by an accident or trauma are classified as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. The SSA classifies PTSD as Trauma and Stress Related disorder under the neurological disorder listings. Experiencing trauma doesn’t necessarily end up magnified as PTSD for all; However, for some, this could worsen and last a long time and sometimes the…

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Disability benefits for Chronic Migraines

The SSA does not have a specific Blue Book listing for migraines, however, that doesn’t mean you can’t qualify for disability benefits based on chronic migraines. You would be required to show evidence that the migraine is serious enough to hinder your ability for cognitive functioning or your ability to perform substantial gainful activity, SGA….

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Disability Benefits for People with Cancer

Seeing a loved one or yourself suffering might be challenging in itself, however, that if combined with the financial burden can make it even difficult to cope with the burden of cancer as a disease. As Martin Luther King once said, ‘Where a man stands in comfort and convenience doesn’t matter, what matters is where…

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Qualifying for disability benefits due to cancer

A number of cancer survivors undergo an unfortunate loss of weakened body systems which may quite often cause temporary or permanent problems in adaptive functioning. At times, these complications or relapsing side effects may not come for years after having successfully treated your cancer. In this case, it is important to keep all medical evidence…

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Disability Benefits for children with cancer

The Social Security Administration does not provide disability benefits for all types of cancer, however, if your child’s disability is listed in the Social Security’s Blue Book of Impairments or qualifies the SSI Disability you may be provided benefits to cover the costs of most of the disease expenses. Hearing the news that your child…

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Disability Benefits due to Reduced Functional Capacity caused by Back Problems

If your back impairment or disorder, as mentioned by your doctor/physician in your medical records affects your Reduced Functional Capacity, RFC and Substantial Gainful Activity, SGA, then you might qualify for disability benefits. Claims due to back pain caused by disc damages or nerve problems are very common to the Social Security Administration, SSA. The SSA realizes that…

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Social Security Disability for Huntington’s disease

People with Huntington’s disease undergo a fatal genetic disorder – this leads to a progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. Although people may develop the disease during early 30s and 40s, the symptoms usually appear in late 50s for most people. Huntington’s is not only a degenerative disease, it also leads to multiple…

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Social Security: Disability benefits for neurological disorders

Every 1 in 7 people suffer from some kind of neurological disorders, according to the UN. The World Health Organization, WHO stated that almost 100 million Americans, a 1 out of 3 ration of the US population – suffer from some kind of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and spinal cord injury. Quite surprisingly, 60%…

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