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June 2018 Archives

Seeking SSD benefits for injuries suffered in an accident

Because we are not invincible, injuries happen. While many of the injuries individuals in New Jersey and elsewhere suffer are minor, other injuries can be severe. So severe that it causes difficulties in the person's everyday life. It can be so difficult that an individual is unable to return to work. Such a situation can be problematic, as it can cause financial hardships. Thus, it is important to explore options, such as collecting Social Security disability benefits.

Fibromyalgia: This debilitating condition remains a mystery

It may have taken you some time before your condition got bad enough for you to even consider going to a doctor. You may have tried numerous home remedies before you realized that your symptoms were much more than just inconvenient. It may have taken your doctor some time to realize that you may be suffering from a condition that remains a mystery to the medical field: Fibromyalgia.

What are the SSD requirements for epilepsy?

Some medical conditions can be life impacting and scary. Take, for example, a seizure disorder. They can happen without any notice or indication, and they can spark some serious health concerns, if they occur frequently. Following a seizure, a New Jersey resident may be unable to function normally for a period of time. When a seizure disorder impacts a person's life significantly, it can be challenging to live a normal life and even hold a job.

Early therapy doesn't improve pain-related back disability

We all suffer from aches and pains from time to time. Maybe you ran a half marathon, spent a day doing yard work or had to shovel the driveway. Whether it is because of doing housework, work or a leisure activity, when an individual suffers from back pain, it can cause major impacts to one's health. In some cases, the pain can be so severe that it can be disabling, making it difficult to leave the house or hold down a job.

Factors to consider when applying for SSD benefits

When individuals in New Jersey and elsewhere enter the work world, they likely see Social Security taxes being taken out of their check. The idea is that by paying into the program, the program will be there for you when you need it. Take for example a disabling injury or illness. No one expect to experience such an event. However, individuals throughout the nation are met with this fate. While many are able to adapt and accommodate their life to live with a disability, others find it challenging and nearly impossible to live the life they once did. In some cases, one is no longer able to work because of a disability. This is where Social Security could be very beneficial.

What is the compassionate allowance program?

We all get ill from time to time. This usually means taking time to rest, get prescriptions if needed and using over the counter and home remedies. With time, we tend to be as good as new. This is the case with lesser ailments. However, this is not the case for more serious health conditions. When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness, this likely causes a shock in their life. In some cases, the illness can impede a person's ability to live their normal life, leave them unable to care for him or herself, leave the house or hold down a job.

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