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Do Migraines & Chronic Headaches Count as an Impairment for SSDI?


Migraine headaches are estimated to impact nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population, about 36 million people. While migraines are one of many serious conditions that are not specifically “listed” by the Social Security Administration, there is a chance of qualifying.

Do Migraines & Chronic Headaches Count as an Impairment for SSDI?2019-08-13T12:02:57-04:00

Listing Impairment: Intellectual Disability


Intellectual Disability (ID) is a mental condition characterized by low intellectual functioning, and it can be caused by a disease, an injury, or a problem in the brain; for many people, the exact cause is unknown. About 6.5 million Americans are affected by this condition.

Listing Impairment: Intellectual Disability2019-07-10T20:50:46-04:00

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Disability


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive (worsening) disease that makes it hard to breathe. COPD can qualify you for disability benefits, but it's not necessarily an automatic approval.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Disability2019-07-10T21:03:57-04:00

Depression and Social Security Disability


Millions of Americans suffer from the effects of chronic depression. When these symptoms result in significant limitations in the ability to perform daily and work activities, the Social Security Administration may find that you qualify for disability benefits.

Depression and Social Security Disability2019-05-21T19:44:19-04:00