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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant Needs To Know About Tachycardia

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An experimental treatment consisting of short bursts of radiation aimed at the heart in an effort to obliterate the cells that cause electrical malfunction is showing great promise in treating tachycardia.Regular heartbeat is maintained by an electrical system that can be short-circuited as a result of infection or heart attack. This short-circuiting can cause frequent bursts of rapid heartbeats, known as arrhythmia, which can result in sudden death. In fact, over 325,000 people die each year as a result of arrhythmia, despite exhausting all conventional treatment.Researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis have published a study in the New...

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant Needs To Know About Cardiac Arrhythmia

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Cardiac arrhythmia is a term for abnormal electrical activity of your heart which is diagnosed based on a physical examination and electric diagnostic studies.Your doctor will diagnose cardiac arrhythmia by feeling for your pulses or listening to your heart through a stethoscope. The easiest diagnostic test isn't electrocardiogram (EKG) to detect arrhythmias that can happen throughout the day and night. How Does the Social Security Administration View Cardiac Arrhythmia Claims? The social security administration uses a five-step sequential evaluation and, step three determines whether or not your cardiac arrhythmia meets section 4.05 listing of impairments. This listing deals with recurrent arrhythmias that...

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant With Diabetes Needs To Know About Following Prescribed Treatment

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The Social Security Administration will deny claims for diabetes if you aren't following your treating physicians recommendations. in fact, the SSA is required to evaluate your compliance with prescribed treatment if you're a diabetic.While there are certain circumstances that would qualify as a justifiable cause for not following prescribed treatment, complaining that you just can't get medical treatment isn't going to cut it. What Should I Do If I Can't Afford My Prescribed Treatment For Diabetes? You should do the following:- determine if you're eligible for the affordable care act,- go to www.healthcare.gov to see if you qualify for free or subsided...

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant With Rheumatoid Arthritis Needs To Know About Meeting A Listing

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Rheumatoid arthritis, more commonly known as RA, is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the immune system attacks membranes surrounding the joints.The symptoms of RA include:- joint pain followed by warming, stiffness, and swelling of the joints, in the hands and feet,- fatigue,- fever,- weight loss and- rheumatoid nodules.Rheumatoid arthritis can make it difficult if not impossible to work and your physician may have told you that it's time to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. What Do I Need to Know About Meeting A Listing For Rheumatoid Arthritis? The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a 5 Step Sequential evaluation in determining...

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If You Don’t File A Social Security Disability Claim Because Of A Back Fusion, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

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Back pain as a result of a herniated disc can be disabling.While some will recover without surgical intervention, it’s not uncommon for those who have significant back problems to undergo back surgery for a herniated disc or even for a fusion.The herniated disc can cause nerve root compression or there might be instability of the spine as a result of degenerative disc disease a fusion can fix these problems. What Will The Social Security Administration Want To See In My Back Fusion Claim? The Social Security Administration is going to want to see diagnostic studies that confirm an arthritic condition, spinal stenosis,...

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Can I Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits Because of My Skin Disorder?

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) has created a listing of Impairments to evaluate skin disorders and other conditions that can result from hereditary, congenital or pathological processes. These include:ichthyosis, bullous disease, dermatitis, chronic infection of the skin or mucous membrane, hidradenitis, suppurativa, and genetic photosensitivity.If you have a disability that meets the Listing criteria, the Social Security Administration will consider your skin condition as sufficiently severe to prevent you from performing substantial gainful work. As a result, benefits can be awarded at Step 3! But What About Durational Requirements for Social Security Disability? The SSA does require that these dermatological conditions...

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Long Term Disability Policyholder With Growth Hormone Deficiency Is Entitled To Disability Benefits

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Disability policyholder Tracy Morgan filed a claim with Hartford for long term disability benefits claiming she was disabled as of April 8, 2015, on the basis that she was suffering from chronic fatigue from infectious mononucleosis or a “flare-up of Epstein-Barr Virus”. Ultimately, serological studies showed a former infection with no current illness despite Morgan’s continued symptoms of fatigue and inability to concentrate. As a result, she was referred an endocrine evaluation and while that evaluation was being completed, Morgan was restricted to working 4 hours per day. She continued to suffer from chronic fatigue and nausea and ultimately an...

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What Are My Chances For Being Approved For Social Security Disability Benefits If I’ve Had Multiple Back Surgeries?

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I’ve had a herniated disc and back surgery! I know all too well how difficult it can be to work after you’ve had back surgery.While the Social Security Administration doesn’t make it easy for those who have had back surgery, benefits can be awarded. The Social Security Administration will use a 5 Step Sequential Evaluation to determine your eligibility for benefits. What Is The 5 Step Sequential Evaluation? This is a test used in all phases at the Social Security Disability claim from the initial application, request for reconsideration and even at a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge. Step 1:...

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Do You Know the Mistake You Can Make in your Multiple Sclerosis Social Security Disability Claim by Not Understanding the Impact of an MS listing?

Receiving Social security Disability benefits if you suffer from multiple sclerosis can be difficult. However, there is a Social Security “listing” 11.09 that directly addresses entitlement of Social Security Disability benefits if you have multiple sclerosis.You must have a clear diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.More importantly, the Social Security Administration considers four factors in determining whether or not you qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.It’s important that your medical records document the following:1. FatigueYou must show that you have muscle weakness as a result of repetitive activity. You may be able to do work like physical activity for a short amount...

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