Millions of Americans -- including people right here in Charlotte -- suffer from serious diseases, the most common of which is probably heart disease. But there are many other types of diseases that can be quite debilitating, leaving a person unable to work, and possibly disabled. Liver disease is one such illness.
There are millions of Americans who are dealing with debilitating illnesses on a daily basis. For these people, the simplest of daily tasks can be a huge undertaking. But does their illness qualify as a disability? That can be a crucial question when it comes to applying for Social Security Disability benefits for an illness.