Social Security Disability and SSI for Post-COVID Syndrome
What you'll need to show Social Security to get disability benefits for long COVID.
Back Injuries and ProblemsMore
Back Injuries and Problems
Degenerative Disc Disease, Back Pain & Social Security Disability
It's not easy to win a disability claim based on degenerative disc disease. Here's what a disability examiner looks for in a DDD claim.
Disability Benefits for a Bulging or Herniated Disc
The SSA usually finds that disability from herniated or bulging discs lasts less than a year.
Mental and Emotional ProblemsMore
Mental and Emotional Problems
Social Security Disability and SSI for Depression
Learn about your chances of getting Social Security disability benefits based on depression.
Mental Illness and Social Security Disability
Disability applications for cognitive, emotional, psychological, and psychiatric problems are often approved on appeal.
Heart and Blood Vessel DisordersMore
Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders
What Heart Conditions Qualify for Disability?
Social Security will approve disability benefits for various types of advanced heart disease.
When Can You Get Disability Benefits for Coronary Heart Disease?
If your coronary artery disease has limited your ability to exert yourself so much that you can't work any job, you have a chance of getting Social Security disability.
Muscle, Joint, and Bone ImpairmentsMore
Muscle, Joint, and Bone Impairments
Social Security Disability for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
While Social Security doesn't often approve carpal tunnel cases initially, applicants have been successful in winning disability benefits on appeal.
Can You Get SSDI Disability or SSI for Osteoarthritis?
Social Security sometimes grants disability benefits when the pain and stiffness of arthritis severely limits an individual's mobility or use of the hands.
Neurological and Central Nervous System DisordersMore
Neurological and Central Nervous System Disorders
Can You Get Disability for Epilepsy?
Whether you'll get disability benefits for epilepsy depends on the types of seizures you have, their frequency, and how they disrupt your daily activities.
Can You Get Disability Benefits for Parkinson's Disease?
If your PD is severe enough to significantly limit your ability to perform work-related activities, you can get disability.
Sleep Apnea and Social Security Disability
If your sleep apnea or related complications are severe enough to keep you from working, you could qualify for SSDI or SSI.
Can You Get Disability for Asthma?
Those who suffer from frequent and severe asthma attacks that can't be controlled with medication may get Social Security disability benefits.
Social Security Disability & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS, CFIDS)
Social Security uses the CDC's definition of chronic fatigue syndrome to evaluate CFS/CFIDS for disability.
Immune System DisordersMore
Immune System Disorders
Social Security Disability & SSI Benefits for Lupus
Those with lupus and significant limitations in daily activities, social functioning, or the ability to concentrate should be able to get benefits.
Social Security Disability Benefits for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
If you suffer from IBS alone, it's difficult, but not impossible, to get disability benefits from Social Security.
How to Get Disability Benefits for Ulcerative Colitis
Claimants with ulcerative colitis may qualify for Social Security disability benefits if they suffer from chronic and frequent complications of IBD.