Lymphoma is a cancer that forms in the cells of your immune system, which fights infections in your body. These cancerous cells are often found in the spleen, bone marrow and lymph nodes.
Lymphoma, like other types of cancer, can be a debilitating condition… Read More
Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that typically causes an itchy rash and swollen, reddened skin. There are different types of dermatitis, and this condition can range in severity, with some people having dry, cracked skin and others suffering… Read More
Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that involves significant emotional instability and impulsive behaviors. Individuals with this condition often have difficulty controlling emotions and may experience personality changes over short periods… Read More
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness and rapid fatigue of your voluntary muscles. This condition tends to get worse over time and can cause double vision, drooping eyelids, weakness in the arms or legs and… Read More
Muscular dystrophy is a family of muscle diseases that causes progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. Because the effects of muscular dystrophy can be so profound and can prevent a person from working full-time, many individuals with this condition… Read More
Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder. It can occur in any part of the body, but most often occurs in the upper extremities, affecting the head, arms and voice. It is often associated with Parkinson’s disease because of similar symptoms, but it… Read More
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which makes it a perfect time to think about the impact of traumatic brain injuries and what benefits may be available for individuals who suffer from this condition.
If you have been denied disability benefits… Read More
Although a lung transplant can be life-saving, it is a major surgery that can affect your ability to work for several years, if not for the rest of your life. Because of this, those who have undergone a lung transplant, or who will be having a transplant… Read More
Spinal cord injuries occur because nerves, bones or tissue around the spine have experienced trauma. A car accident, workplace fall or repetitive motions over years of work may lead to these injuries. Common symptoms associated with spinal cord injuries… Read More
While burns may heal in a relatively short time compared to other types of injuries, scar tissue can lead to lasting functional limitations. If burns are so severe that they interfere with a person’s ability to work, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits… Read More