Getting Disability for Specific Illnesses and Injuries
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What you need to prove to get Social Security disability benefits for a severe anxiety disorder.
Asthma and Other Breathing Conditions
It can be tough to meet Social Security's disability listings for respiratory problems, but with your doctor's help, you can get benefits.
Degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, and spinal stenosis have different chances of getting approved for disability .
It's only easy to get Social Security disability benefits for advanced cancers.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
It is difficult to get Social Security disability benefits for CFS, but here's how you can improve your chances.
Depression or Bipolar Disorder
Social Security disability applications for depression or bipolar disorder are common, but approvals are not.
It's difficult to get disability for controlled diabetes, but most diabetic applicants suffer from related medical problems that limit their ability to work.
It's difficult, but not impossible, to get Social Security to grant disability benefits for Fibromyalgia.
It can be very difficult to get Social Security disability benefits based solely on hearing loss, even if it is profound.
Getting Social Security disability for a serious heart condition is dependent on having specific symptoms and limitations.
It can be difficult to win a claim for Social Security disability based on mental illness.
It's difficult, but not impossible, to get Social Security or SSI disability benefits if you can't work regularly due to severe migraines.
Traumatic Brain Injury
A disability applicant with lasting cognitive or mental difficulties from a severe TBI may be eligible for Social Security or SSI disability benefits.
How Does Obesity Affect My Disability Case?
While obesity alone rarely qualifies for disability benefits, obesity can help you get benefits if it adds to the limitations you suffer from other medical conditions.
How Social Security Treats Allegations of Pain on Your Disability Application
If chronic pain is your main symptom, you'll need to build a strong disability case for Social Security.