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December 2017 Archives

New treatment could make migraines less disabling

People who experience frequent, debilitating migraine headaches can struggle to perform even the most basic daily tasks as a result of nausea, pain and sensitivity to light and sound. Under these circumstances, holding down a job can be all but impossible.

Fibromyalgia: Understanding the basics

Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the entire body. It's a complicated disorder that can be hard to diagnose. While the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, symptoms may begin after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or following psychological stress.

Challenges to expect when the SSA evaluates your ability to work

One of the most difficult elements of applying for Social Security disability benefits is being able to prove not just that you cannot perform your job, but that you cannot perform any type of job on a full time basis.