Social Security Disability: Heart Problems
Social Security Disability may be a possible option for those suffering from cardiovascular problems or heart impairments. Social Security defines cardiovascular impairments as "any disorder that affects the proper functioning of the heart or circulatory system (that is, arteries, veins, capillaries, and the lymphatic drainage)."
As you probably know, there are countless issues one can have with their heart. When considering Disability for heart problems, Social Security could consider some concrete aspects from your medical records like your ejection fraction percentage or whether you have a stent. But there are many different symptoms can be considered by Social Security that cannot easily be quantified including, but not limited to:
Over the years, I have helped many people who struggle with debilitating cardiovascular impairments. The heart is obviously so important to a person's everyday life, so of course it can truly limit someone's ability to work a job full time. If you or someone you love is experiencing serious heart problems and would like to talk to a Social Security Disability lawyer, I would be happy to speak with you about your heart disability.