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Filing for Disability Benefits for Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a disease where gene mutations inhibit the production of proteins that your body needs in order to form muscles. This cause
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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
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems in your hand or hands because of pressure being placed on the median nerve
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Gulf War Illnesses (GWI) and Social Security Benefits

What is Gulf War Illness? And, how can it relate to filing for Social Security Disability Benefits? Gulf War Illness is a debilitating array of sympto
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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 fibr
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Do I have to pay taxes on my Social Security Disability Benefits?

Do I have to pay taxes on my Social Security Disability Benefits? Yes, some individuals will have to pay taxes on their disability benefits.  Whether
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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 t
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What is Necrotizing Fasciitis?

Recently, I met with an individual who was diagnosed with a very rare bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotizing fasciitis is kno
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Friedreichs Ataxia

Recently I met a young woman who was applying for social security disability benefits who had been diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia.  This is a debi
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