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Common Accidental lnjuries that Qualify for SSDI Benefits

Common Accidental lnjuries that Qualify for SSDI Benefits

If you are unable to work due to physical or mental injuries from a car accident, you may be eligible for a disability pension. Common accidental injuries include hip and arm fractures, back problems, soft tissue injuries, and brain injuries. They can also experiencetrauma as a result of a car accident such as depression or anxiety. If these turmoi...

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How to Qualify for SSDI Benefits for Acute Liver Disease [2022]

How to Qualify for SSDI Benefits for Acute Liver Disease

Social Security disability benefits may be available to those with liver disease. If your illness is listed in the Social Security Blue Book, you can be qualified for disability benefits if you have autoimmune hepatitis, cirrhosis, or another type of chronic liver disease. The Costs of Acute Liver Disease Health care costs make up the majority of l...

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How does the SSA do your RFC for Car Accident Injuries | Winning SSDI Benefits for Car Accident Injuries

Winning SSDI Benefits for Car Accident Injuries Through SSA RFC Form

When your bone is fractured as a result of trauma, it breaks apart or cracks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone in the United States is wounded in a car collision every 10 seconds. Fortunately, most accidents do not result in death, but even small ones can result in long-term worry as well as worries and phobi...

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Sickle Cell Anemia Social Security Benefits

Sickle Cell Anemia Social Security Benefits

Up to 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease. Some races and ethnicities are more prone to it than others. You are most likely to have sickle cell trait if you have African ancestry. If you are Hispanic, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Asian, or Indian, you may be at risk. Because of these hereditary blood diseases, red blood cells become rigid ...

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Qualifying for SSDI with Asthma

Qualifying for SSDI with Asthma

Asthma is a hazardous ailment that affects around 25 million Americans each year and leads in nearly 1.6 million trips to the emergency room. With counselling, you can live a regular life. Without it, you may have to visit the ER or stay in the hospital on a regular basis, which can disrupt your daily life. How Does SSA view Asthma? Asthma is a chr...

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Medical Qualifications Required for Disability Benefits for Sjogren's Syndrome

Medical Qualifications Required for Disability Benefits for Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjögren's syndrome, an immune system disorder in which white platelets attack the tear and spit organs, has gained a reputation as a crippling disease in recent years. While Sjögren's syndrome produces dry eyes and lips at initially, it can also lead to tiredness and damage to other bodily parts. Extreme cases of Sjögren's syndrome may be eligible ...

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SSDI for People with Sjogren’s Symptoms

SSDI for People with Sjogren’s Symptoms

People with Sjogren's syndrome may be eligible for benefits if they have one or more of the following constitutional symptoms, according to the Blue Book Sjogren's syndrome (SHOW-grins) is an immune system condition characterised by two main symptoms: dry eyes and a dry mouth. Other immune system illnesses, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, a...

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Impairments That Qualify for Disability With Asthma

Impairments That Qualify for Disability With Asthma

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, a whistling sound (wheezing) when you breathe out and shortness of breath. For some people, asthma is a minor nuisance. For others, it can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities and may ...

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Social Security Disability Questions

Social Security Disability Questions

You'll find answers to your questions about when to apply for SSDI or SSI, why your application was denied, which conditions will be approved, how much you'll get in disability benefits, how working affects your benefits, and more here. Which kind of evidence is most effective to provide to Social Security? The information in your medical records t...

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Qualifying for SSDI Benefits for Sickle-Cell Anemic, Thrombotic Crisis

Qualifying for SSDI Benefits for Sickle-Cell Anemic, Thrombotic Crisis

Sickle cell anemia, also called sickle cell infection. It is the disease of platelets. It changes the shape of normal blood cells which is round to the bows or sickle shape. This change in sickle cell shape causes theplatelets to transport less oxygen and some of the time stall out in little veins. You might experience the ill effects of jaundice, ...

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Medical Evidence Required for Your SSDI Application for Amputation

Medical Evidence Required for Your SSDI Application for Amputation

​A medical emergency that involves the removal of a section of your body is a devastating and life-changing occurrence. Amputation, whether due to an accident, illness, or another condition, requires significant modifications in your life. While some people may live relatively healthy lives, others will be unable to work or function as they once di...

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What are the Chances of Disability Application Reconsideration?

What are the Chances of Disability Application Reconsideration?

If you applied for Social Security Disability and were initially denied, you probably want to know what your chances are of getting approved at the reconsideration stage. When you proceed to an appeal, a number of factors are taken into consideration. The majority of claims are initially denied. Each case is unique, and its outcome is determined by...

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SSDI Benefits for Nephrotic Syndrome

SSDI Benefits for Nephrotic Syndrome

You may be eligible for SSDI benefits if you suffer from extreme generalized edema or massive edema, high protein in urine, anasarca or high cholesterol in urine. The SSA's Blue Book lists nephrotic syndrome as a qualifying disability under SSA's Blue Book Medical Listing 6.06. An individual must have nephrotic syndrome with anasarca and the condit...

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Qualifying for Plantar Fasciitis as a Disability?

Qualifying for Plantar Fasciitis as a Disability?

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel discomfort (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis). Inflammation of a broad band of tissue that runs across the bottom of each foot, linking the heel bone to the toes, characterizes it (plantar fascia). Plantar fasciitis typically causes excruciating pain with your first steps in the morning. The soreness n...

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Meeting the Residual Functioning Capacity Requirements for Disability Benefits

Meeting the Residual Functioning Capacity Requirements for Disability Benefits

If you do not meet the criteria for a Blue Book medical listing in order to be approved for disability benefits, you may still be eligible for benefits approval with a residual functioning capacity (RFC) through the medical-vocational allowance. The RFC will be completed by your treating physician, who will specifically list any restrictions or lim...

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SSDI for Hematuria

SSDI for Hematuria

It's worrisome to see blood in your urine. Blood in the urine (hematuria) can signal a serious problem in many cases. You may notice a red colored urine if you take certain medications or eat specific foods like beets, rhubarb, or berries. However, a change in urine colour may be induced by medicines, food, or exercise may disappear after a few day...

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How to Get Approved Benefits For Scleroderma

How to Get Approved Benefits For Scleroderma

You may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits if you have scleroderma, an immune system disorder that has rendered you unable to work. Inflammation of scarring in the esophageal and pulmonary tissues can cause pain and numbness in the hands and feet, joint pain and swelling, and digestive and pulmonary issues.It is classified accordin...

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Qualifying for Disability for Amputees

Qualifying for Disability for Amputees

 Amputations are more common in the United States than ever before. According to the Amputee Coalition, around 2 million Americans are now limbless. At least half of those Americans had one or more limbs amputated as a result of a vascular condition such as diabetes or arterial disease, while the other half received trauma in the afflicted are...

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Social Security Administration's Activities of Daily Living Form | ADL Form for SSDI

Social Security Administration's Activities of Daily Living Form | ADL Form for SSDI

Showering, brushing your teeth, house cleaning, shopping, and other activities of daily life are all examples of activities of daily living. The Social Security Administration (SSA) wants to know if your disease causes you pain or makes it difficult for you to do any daily activities. What is an ADL Form? "Activities of daily living," or ADLs, are ...

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SSDI for Mental Health Disorders

SSDI for Mental Health Disorders

Each year, 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness. Out of these 1 in 25 U.S. adults live with serious mental illness (SMI). "Mental health" and "behavioral health" refer to the cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being of people. It all comes down to how people think, feel, and act. Whereas, health practitioners use the term "serious me...

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