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Facts about Various Medical Conditions and Answers to Questions about Filing for Disability

The following pages provide facts lists regarding various mental and physical impairments as well as resource links for social security disability and SSI questions.




  • Section A

    Including: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Asbestosis, ACL injury...



  • Section B

    Including: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Behcet's Disease, Bipolar Disorder...



  • Section C

    Including: Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular stenosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Celiac Disease...



  • Section D

    Including: Deep Venous Thrombosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Developmental Delay, Diverticulitis...



  • Section E

    Including: Emphysema, Encephalopathy, Endocarditis, Endometriosis...



  • Section F

    Including: Facet Arthritis, Foot Drop, Frozen Shoulder...



  • Section G

    Including: Generalized anxiety disorder, Gastric Bypass, GERD, Glaucoma...



  • Section H

    Including: Hashimoto's Disease, Head Trauma, Heart Attack, Heart Murmur, Hernia, Hernias, Herniated Disc...



  • Section I

    Including: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Interstitial Cystitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome...



  • Section K

    Including: Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure...



  • Section L

    Including: Laminectomy, Learning Disability, Leukemia, Liver Disease, Low Back Pain...



  • Section M

    Including: Macular Degeneration, Major Depressive Disorder, Marfan Syndrome, Medullablastoma, Melanoma, Memory Loss...



  • Section N

    Including: Narcolepsy, Necrosis, Nephropathy, Nephrotic Syndrome...



  • Section O

    Including: OCD, Optic Neuritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteomyelitis...



  • Section P

    Including: Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Panic Attacks, Parkinson's Disease, Pemphigus...



  • Section R

    Including: Raynaud's Disease, Renal Failure, Repetitive Stress Injury, Restless Leg Syndrome...



  • Section S

    Including: Sarcoidosis, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Sciatica, Slceroderma, Scoliosis...



  • Section T

    Including: Tachycardia, Thrombosis, Tia Transient Ischemic Attacks, Tinnitus, Total Hip Replacement...



  • Section U

    Including: Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcers, Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorder...



  • Section V

    Including: Vasculitis, Vertigo...



  • Section W

    Including: Wilson's Disease, Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome












Overviews of Medical Conditions and a statement of the Criteria for Receiving Disability Benefits

The following pages provide helpful overviews of potentially disabling mental and physical conditions. Each overview is preceded by a general description of the evaluation criteria used by the social security administration to render decisions on SSD and SSI disability claims.