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May 2, 2022 in

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures: an uncommon and potentially disabling neurological dysfunction.

It is a common misconception that people who suffer from seizures have all received a diagnosis of epilepsy. However, seizures can also occur as a result of other conditions. Some individuals suffer from psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, abbreviated as PNES. Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures are considered to be involuntary experiential and behavioral responses to internal or...
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Common Terms Used During your Social Security Disability Claim:

The social security disability program administered by the federal government is a necessary benefit for many individuals. This program helps individuals who suffer from a severe physical and/or mental impairment that prevents them from engaging in regular work. Applying for these benefits is not an easy task for several reasons. One of the main...
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April 4, 2022 in

Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability is a federally mandated insurance program designed to provide assistance to people with disabilities. This program pays monetary and health benefits to individuals who are unable to work resulting from physical and/or mental health conditions. There are two disability programs. The first program is called Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI....
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April 4, 2022 in

Residents of some states are subject to different standards of review if their first Social Security Disability hearing was denied.

Often, individuals whose Social Security Disability benefits case was denied at a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge choose to file a brand new initial claim for benefits. This can sometimes be a more successful approach to receiving benefits than appealing, as the Appeals Council will only send the case back for a new...
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April 4, 2022 in

Chronic venous insufficiency: a common and potentially disabling condition.

Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when the veins in your legs do not work properly and allow the blood to flow back up to your heart. Chronic venous insufficiency is a very common condition, affecting up to 40 percent of the population, and occurring more frequently in women than in men. When the veins do...
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March 1, 2022 in

Can I qualify for Social Security Disability benefits due to obesity?

Obesity is an increasingly common condition in the United States involving an excessive amount of body fat. It is caused by the increase in the size and the number of fat cells in the body. Obesity is a medical problem that increases the risk of other diseases and health problems, including heart disease, diabetes,...
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March 1, 2022 in

Endometriosis can affect your ability to perform normal work activity

Endometriosis is a disease that involves the tissue that lines the uterus. When a person has endometriosis, the endometrium tissue grows outside of the uterus in growths called endometrial implants. These growths are typically found in the pelvis or abdomen and can grow on linings and organs, such as the ovaries or fallopian tubes....
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February 28, 2022 in

Is Achondroplasia or Dwarfism a disabling condition?

Achondroplasia, also known as dwarfism or ACH, is a genetic condition causing skeletal dysplasia. Skeletal dysplasia is a medical term that affects bone growth. This condition impairs the growth of bone in the limbs along with growth in the spine and skull. In general terms, individuals suffering from achondroplasia will typically have shorter arms...
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February 28, 2022 in

SSA scheduled a consultative examination for me…now what?

When submitting a claim for social security disability benefits, the Social Security Administration will review your claim to determine if you meet the definition of disability, as defined in the code of federal regulations. While there are several criteria to be reviewed when evaluating a disability claim, the most important determination is made regarding...
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January 31, 2022 in

Neurogenic bladder is a potentially disabling condition

Neurogenic bladder, alternatively known as neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction, is a problem that occurs when a person lacks bladder control due to a brain, nerve, or spinal cord problem. Several nerves and muscles must work together for the bladder to hold urine until the person is ready to empty it. The nerves carry...
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