Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Deep Brain Stimulation may be used to treat Myasthenia Gravis, Lou Gehrig's disease and others diseases

A futuristic surgical procedure may hold the answer to treating the the most challenging of disorders. "Multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, myasthenia gravis and other neurological disorders."

From The Smithonian Institute

The list goes on, and watching Okun at work in the OR during a DBS procedure, it's as if he's out to make up for all those decades of frustration in the specialty he loves.Like most people in need of major surgery, Rodney Haning, a retired telecommunications project manager and avid golfer, has a few questions for his doctors. He wonders, for

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

SSI SSDI Disability Benefits for Myasthenia Gravis and Autoimmune Diseases Through Social Security

Help for Myasthenia Gravis Patients
that face financial burdens

Having an autoimmune disease like Myasthenia Gravis will change your life in many ways. For many, the financial burden can be great. The worry of losing an income may bring up the subject of applying for social security disability benefits. The following article by Ram Meyyappan offers an overview of the process of applying for benefits through the Social Security Administration and establishing your eligibility for SSI and SSDI.

Applying for Disability with Myasthenia Gravis

If you suffer from Myasthenia Gravis, you may be able to receive disability benefits through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s):
1. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and/or
2. Supplemental Security Income ( SSI) program.

To get benefits through either program,