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Does having a heart attack mean I will qualify for SSD?

Having a heart attack does not necessarily mean that a person will qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, but it could. The first thing to know is that having a heart attack alone or having bypass surgery does not automatically qualify an individual for disability benefits.

What to know about memory loss and disability benefits

Memory loss is an incredibly troubling condition, not just for the people who suffer from it, but also for their loved ones. Whether it is the result of an isolated accident or a degenerative disease, memory loss can make it increasingly difficult for people to perform their usual functions and care for themselves.

3 ways medical care can help sufferers of depression

In recent weeks, the topics of depression and mental illness have been at the forefront of our national discussions. Unfortunately, serious illnesses like depression affect millions of people in the U.S., and sufferers don't always seek the medical care they need.

PTSD: Recognizing the signs, and when it can become disabling

After a traumatic event, it is not unusual to experience troubling physical and mental changes. For millions of people, these changes include development of a disorder called post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.