Qualifying for Disability Benefits with Adrenal Gland Disorders

Your adrenal glands are two small organs that sit on top of each kidney. The adrenal glands make different types of hormones you need to stay alive and healthy, such as cortisol and aldosterone. When you have an adrenal gland disorder, your body makes too much or too little of one or more hormones. The symptoms depend on the type of problem you have and how much it affects the hormone levels in your body. To learn more about how the Social Security Administration (SSA) defines this disability, visit Section 9.00 of the Blue Book.

Do Adrenal Gland Disorders Qualify for Disability?

The SSA does recognize adrenal gland disorders as a disabling condition in its Blue Book of Medical Listings. According to Section 9.00B4, the Social Security Administration will try to evaluate an applicant’s eligibility for disability benefits by comparing their symptoms to other published Medical Listings. For example, the use of the applicant’s upper extremities will be evaluated under Section 1.00 of the Medical Listings. Adrenal-related hypertension or heart failure will be evaluated under Section 4.00, adrenal-related weight loss will be evaluated under Section 5.00 and mood disorders resulting from the adrenal disorder will be evaluated under Section 12.00.

How Do I Apply for Disability Benefits?

To apply for disability benefits, it’s important to understand the disability application process. If you’ve been diagnosed with an adrenal gland disorder and believe you may qualify, contact us today for a free disability case evaluation.

You could be entitled to $3,822 a month. See if you qualify today!

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