Ailments That May Qualify for Disability

  • Cancer

  • Cardiovascular Conditions

    Conditions of the heart, such as heart failure, heart attack, or coronary artery disease

  • Digestive Tract Disorders

    Such as GERD, liver disease, or Crohn’s Disease

  • Endocrine Disorders

    Such as Diabetes and Obesity

  • Genitourinary Impairments

    Conditions affecting the Urinary, Renal, and Reproductive Systems such as Renal Disease or Kidney Cancer

  • Hematological Conditions

    Blood disorders, such as sickle cell disease

  • Immune System Disorders

    Such as HIV/AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

  • Mental Disorders

    Such as autism, schizophrenia, and depression

  • Musculoskeletal Problems

    Such as back injuries and amputation

  • Neurological Disorders

    Such as epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis

  • Respiratory Problems

    Such as sleep apnea, COPD, and asthma

  • Skin Disorders

    Such as dermatitis, shingles, and cellulitis

  • Various Syndromes

    Such as Marfan Syndrome and Sjogren’s Syndrome

  • Addiction is not considered a disability to the SSA.