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If you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), here are a few things you might what to know when filing for Social Security Disability.

When filing for Social Security Disability, the process can be overwhelming to many. This article is meant for use as a guideline. The hope is that it will assist someone with understanding what the Social Security Administration looks for when deciding whether to approve a claim. If
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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a medical condition described as widespread pain in the muscles, joints, tendons, and soft tissues.  Some of those diagnosed with fibromyalgia also suffer from cognitive and psychological symptoms including memory issues.  Many claimants seeking Social Security Disabil
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Thrombocytopenia, what it is and when Social Security Disability considers it disabling.

Thrombocytopenia is when a person has a low blood platelet count for an extended period of time. A normal platelet count would range between 150,000 to 450,000. As opposed to someone with Thrombocytopenia who might have a count of somewhere below 150,000 over at least a three-month pe
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What is needed to prove Ankylosing Spondylitis for Social Security Disability

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is considered to be a form of inflammatory arthritis. It is a lifelong condition that at the time of this writing, there is no known cure. This disease mostly befalls young men but, it can affect anyone at any age. If you are diagnosed with severe Ankylosin
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CADASIL

CADASIL is a genetic condition that can make a person predisposed to strokes and other neurological conditions. CADASIL stands for “Cerebral Autosomal-Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukocephalopathy.” The first symptoms you might experience may be migraine headac
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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Do you suffer from Hidradenitis suppurativa? This disease is categorized by cysts and abscesses that are acne-like and can be very painful when they become infected. It is possible that if your case is thought to be severe, you may be deemed disabled by the Social Security Administrat
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Terminal Illness and Social Security Disability

So you have been diagnosis with a terminal illness and want to know how to fast track your Social Security Disability claim! The Social Security Administration has a program just for these types of claims. It is called the Terminal Illness Program or TERI program. Their definition of
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SSR 15-1p: Interstitial Cystitis

Last year, the Social Security Administration implemented SSR 15-1p replacing an older ruling from 2002 regarding Interstitial Cystitis.  This new ruling takes into account and utilizes the descriptions of Interstitial Cystitis recently developed by the American Urological Association
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How Other DIsability Payments May Affect Social Security Benefits

Often times a person applying for Social Security Benefits will already be receiving or attempting to receive benefits from other programs. These programs include, but are not limited to, Workman’s Compensation, Veterans Administration, and Public/Government Disability Pension. When s
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Thinking Carefully Before you Speak at your Disability Hearing

Most Social Security Disability claims for benefits have a better chance of being approved at an Administrative Hearing. The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) will access credibility and then use credibility in part to determine if the claimant, the person applying for disability benefit
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