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What’s Important in Epilepsy and Social Security Law?

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What exactly is “epilepsy,” or “seizure disorder”?  Are they the same thing? Are there different types of epilepsy or seizures?  Is a medical doctor’s diagnosis of epilepsy or seizure disorder enough to win my disability case?  Are the rules for an adult the same as for a child?  What if the medicine is working and […]

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Stroke Treatment and Recovery

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Will You Be Able to Return to Work? Time remains a crucial factor in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of strokes. Prompt treatment strategy depends on the underlying cause of the condition and whether the stroke is hemorrhagic or ischemic in nature. Starting a treatment and rehabilitation (rehab) program as soon as possible after a stroke […]

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What is Autism and How is it Treated

Autism and Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are complex disorders of brain development.  A child may exhibit any or all of the following symptoms depending on the severity of the illness: difficulty in verbal and non verbal, communication, repetitive behavior, motor coordination, sleep disturbances, seizures and physical health issues. Unfortunately, the symptoms of autism usually last […]

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Migraine Headaches, Can They Be a Disabling Condition?

Approximately 30 Million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. For some people this is a rare occurrence which may occur once or twice a year. For others, migraines are severe enough that they limit people from going about their daily lives. Severe and frequent migraines can be a disabling condition. Migraines may be at a disabling […]

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Stroke and Heart Disease: Can a Stroke Make You Disabled?

Heart disease and strokes are the two leading causes of deaths in the U.S. Strokes and heart disease often result due to narrowing of the blood vessels or “atherosclerosis”. Narrowing of blood vessels severely impedes or stops blood flow to important organs like the brain and heart. Blood is vital for carrying oxygen and nutrients […]

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