Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue: Diagnosis is Difficult, Benefits Often Denied

First, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are Genuine Medical Conditions — Not Imaginary Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are two frequently misunderstood medical conditions. According to the National Institutes of Health many people often think these serious conditions are “fad-like” and symptoms exist only within a person’s mind. The truth is that these diseases have […]

Fibromyalgia Can Lead To Debilitating Fatigue And ‘Brain Fog’

Fibromyalgia can cause intense, unrelenting pain, as well as migraine headaches, irritable bowel syndrome. and even temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscle problems. Dealing with pain can be difficult enough, but when coupled with extreme fatigue and memory problems, it is easy to see why fibromyalgia can become a disabling condition.

Many insurance carriers, as well as government disability programs, used to treat fibromyalgia claims with great skepticism, and unless it was diagnosed with another disabling condition, more often than not was seen as a nondisabling condition. However, in July of 2012 that changed when the Social Security Administration issued a new ruling that clarified when fibromyalgia is considered a disability. Read the ruling in, “How And When Fibromyalgia Is Determined To Be A Disability By The SSA.”


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Will my disability be covered by my disability insurance policy?

Disabilities that may be covered by your disability insurance policy include (but are not limited to): Asthma Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Disability Claims Due to Necessary Medications Back and Neck Injuries Blindness Cancer Victims Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Deafness Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Fibromyalgia Heart Problems Intellectual / Cognitive Disabilities Chronic Lyme Disease Lupus Mental Health Issues Migraine […]