Monthly Archives: February 2012

Emphysema

Can I get disability for emphysema? Emphysema is a progressive disease of the lungs where there lung tissue which surrounds sacs or alveoli have been destroyed, no longer able to hold their shape when an individual breathes. Emphysema is generally … Continue reading

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Social Security Administration and Cachexia Anorexia Syndrome

Can I get disability for Cachexia Anorexia Syndrome? Cachexia anorexia syndrome, which is also referred to as anorexia-cachexia syndrome, is a complex metabolic syndrome that is associated with palliative conditions, such as cancer. Palliative conditions are those in which treatment … Continue reading

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Children’s Mental Disorders

Can my child get disability benefits for a Mental Disorder? The Social Security Administration recognizes that there are many mental disorders which are very disabling for children. In the Social Security Administration’s Listing of Impairments (a list of all the … Continue reading

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Getting disability for migraines

Can I get Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income for severe migraines? Migraines are painful headaches which are more severe than a common headache, lasting for hours or days. Females are more likely to experience migraines, but it … Continue reading

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Social Security Administration – Can I get SSI if I get SSDI?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is offered to disabled workers who have a severe mental or physical health condition which is expected to last for at least 12 continuous months and which does not allow the worker to perform substantial … Continue reading

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