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November 10, 2022 in

Working with Accommodations and Receiving Social Security Disability

With rising costs of living, many people who struggle to maintain regular employment due to their health conditions wonder if they can perform any work. This is especially true while they are waiting for Social Security Disability benefits to be approved. To answer this question, it is helpful to have an understanding of what...
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November 7, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Cushing Syndrome

Cushing Syndrome, also known as hypercortisolism, is a disorder which results in having too much cortisol in the body. Cortisol under normal circumstances is released into the body during times of stress and increases heart rate, increases blood sugar, manages blood glucose, managing respiration, and increases muscle tension. Cortisol levels are controlled by the...
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September 19, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Syndrome

Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Syndrome (abbreviated as GSS) is a rare neurodegenerative brain disorder. It is extremely rare and almost always inherited. The typical age of onset is between the ages of 35 and 55. The symptoms, progression of the disease, and level of severity can greatly vary among affected individuals. What are the symptoms of GSS?...
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September 18, 2022 in

Long COVID and Social Security Disability Benefits

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, the total number of COVID cases in the United States has reached almost 94 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deaths from COVID have surpassed one million. Most people who are infected with COVID recover within a few weeks. However, some...
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August 16, 2022 in

Going back to work after filing for disability

The rising cost of living is the hot topic in today’s economy. In June 2022, inflation accelerated to 9.1 percent, the highest since November of 1981. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food at home rose 11.0 percent over the last 12 months, which is the largest 12-month increase since April...
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August 15, 2022 in

5 Statements You Should NEVER Make at Your Disability Hearing

A Social Security disability hearing is the opportunity to show the judge how your disability affects your daily life and why you are no longer able to work. When applying for disability benefits, you will likely be required to attend an interview with a Social Security representative. This is your opportunity to provide evidence...
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August 15, 2022 in

Appealing vs. Filing a New Claim

Although one’s chances of obtaining Social Security Disability benefits increase when attending a hearing with an administrative law judge, unfortunately, a large number of claimants are still denied at this phase. If you are in this situation, you may be wondering what to do next. Generally, your options are to appeal the judge’s decision...
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August 3, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Rectovaginal Fistula

A vaginal fistula is a hole that develops between the vagina or uterus and digestive system organs. A rectovaginal fistula, abbreviated at times as RVF, is a fistula that develops between the vagina and the rectum. It is an abnormal connection between the vagina and rectum that can result in the passage of stool...
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July 18, 2022 in

Social Security Disability Benefits for Brachial Plexus Injuries

No one plans to get injured, but unfortunately, accidents happen. And when they do, you may be left wondering how you'll pay your medical bills and support yourself and your family. If you've suffered a brachial plexus injury, you may be eligible for social security disability benefits. SSD administration has a strict definition of...
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July 12, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for End Stage Renal Disease

End stage renal disease, abbreviated as ESRD, is a condition where the person’s kidneys no longer function properly to meet the body’s needs. ESRD is a permanent condition, and a person at end stage renal disease will need a kidney transplant or long term dialysis in order to maintain life. ESRD is a fatal...
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