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Disability Benefits For Lupus

Published on May 15th, 2017

Unfortunately, Lupus is more pervasive and severe than many people think and has a devastating impact that most don’t realize. Lupus is very difficult to diagnose, a challenge to treat, and there is no cure. If you or a loved one are suffering from Lupus you understand the challenges that this disease presents. As your Social Security Attorney in Tennessee, we want to eliminate the stress that comes with applying for disability benefits for Lupus.  

Meeting The Listing Requirement For Lupus

Lupus is a disease listed specifically in the Social Security’s listing of impairments. In order to qualify as disabled under this listing you must meet the following requirements:

  • Lupus must affect a minimum of two body systems or organs, such as kidneys and the lungs, or the heart and the brain, and…
  • Lupus must cause at least two of the following symptoms to occur
    • Fever
    • Exhaustion resulting in low physical activity or mental activity
    • Malaise (feelings of physical discomfort or illness resulting in low physical or mental activity)
    • Weight loss

OR

  • Symptoms of lupus, with at least two of the symptoms above or resulting in the following limitations:
    • Limitations of daily activity
    • Limitation in maintaining social functioning
    • Limitation in completing daily tasks

Your Lupus Social Security Attorney Tennessee

Social Security disability benefits for lupus is a complex matter. At Miller & Drozdowski, P.C., we understand the specific medical information that is needed by the Social Security Administration to approve your claim. Our team will help you develop the medical evidence that is needed to have your claim approved.  

Get started with a Social Security Attorney in Tennessee today with our free case evaluation!

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