Cancer survivors often go through a litany of extensive treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. And while these measures may save a person's life, that's not to say there are not long-term effects. Those in Charlotte who have survived cancer or have a loved one who has done so may already know that one possible long-term effect of cancer treatment is chronic pain.
Breathing is something that North Carolina residents may take for granted. For most people, their bodies take control of respiration and handle the important task of feeding their bodies with oxygen while they are awake and while they are asleep. For others, though, respiratory illnesses deprive them of the ability to forget about their breathing and the important purpose that it serves.
Not everyone can handle the sight of blood. For some North Carolina residents, the sight of blood may induce faintness or even nausea, though others may be able to manage their own cuts and scrapes without any problems. Blood is a necessary component of every human body and its processes support the functioning of practically every system in a person's physique.
Charlotte residents who follow the news may have read stories in the last few months about the long waits that some Americans are facing as they apply for Social Security disability benefits. Men, women, and children who suffer from disabling illnesses are forced to endure months of waiting to find out if they have been approved for the assistance they need to live their lives. Those whose claims are denied may have to appeal the decisions of the Social Security Administration and start their waits over to find out if their decisions will be reversed.
The human heart is a miraculous thing. It beats and sends blood through the body, providing every system with oxygen and sustaining life through its regular operation. North Carolina residents who have been forced to live with heart problems or diseases know, therefore, just how disabling it can be to live with a malfunctioning heart.
It is next to impossible for a person to get through their life without ever experiencing a stomach ache. Whether they come across a food that does not agree with them, ingest something that is contaminated with bacteria or simply overeat to the point of discomfort, many North Carolina residents are able to remedy their ailments with over-the-counter aids and time. However, some people suffer from chronic and debilitating digestive issues that cause getting through each day to be a challenge.
Every system in the human body plays an important role in maintaining stasis of the whole and performing essential functions to keep the individual healthy. From their skin to their bones and everything in between, when a problem develops in a Charlotte resident's body they may experience problems in unexpected places.
A terrifying diagnosis can stop a Charlotte resident in their tracks. Whether it is a genetic disease or an acquired condition, a disease or illness that may rob a person of their ability to work and to live their life to the fullest may end a person's hopes and dreams for their future. As they seek assistance with learning how to fight their medical battle they may also look into ways of supporting their financial needs.
Epilepsy is a serious medical condition that causes individuals who suffer from it to endure seizures. Not all cases of epilepsy are the same and two people who suffer from seizures may have very different experiences with their illnesses. A Charlotte resident who suffers from epilepsy may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits if their illness is serious enough to meet the requirements of a disability.
Individuals who wish to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration must complete applications that require them to demonstrate how their ailments meet the agency's definition of "disability." The disability definition has multiple parts, such as a requirement that the disabling condition will last for at least a year, as well as requirements that detail how the condition limits the applicant's activities. If a person cannot satisfy each of the elements in full then they may have their request for benefits denied.